Raising Ducks for Eggs

Raising Ducks for Eggs

Ducks are growing in popularity as the latest additions to backyard homesteads; however, there is still some apprehension when it comes to eating duck eggs. For those who have dared to venture outside of their comfort zones, many have found they prefer the rich flavor...
Beginner’s Guide to Raising Ducks

Beginner’s Guide to Raising Ducks

I have been pleasantly surprised by how much I’ve enjoyed raising ducks. My experience with ducks was extremely limited growing up. I had one neighbor who kept them, but they weren’t very friendly and he kept them locked in a horse stall their entire...
Our New Saxony Ducks

Our New Saxony Ducks

We started our foray into ducks two years ago.  At that time, I was sold four ducklings which I was told were Buff ducks.  However, as they grew, I came to realize that they did not match the breed description for Buffs.  Instead, they more closely resembled Saxony...
My Ducklings are Teenagers Now

My Ducklings are Teenagers Now

It’s a chilly, but beautiful day on the farm.  Spent the morning doing a lot of outside chores.  Now I have to get ready to take Farmboy to gymnastics, then I have choir practice.  So, I give you cute duckling pictures. Remember my little baby ducklings?  Well,...
Our New Ducklings

Our New Ducklings

We have a couple of new additions here on the farm.  Tractor Supply Company is currently having their “Chick Days.”  I’ve been on the lookout for ducklings for months and this was my chance.  Tractor Supply allows you to get a minimum of two...