Duck and Goose Care

Duck and Goose Care

Ducks are wonderful birds to raise for meat, eggs, insect control and they are entertaining as pets. The average lifespan of domestic ducks is 10 years. Geese are very hardy and raised primarily for meat, weed control, to stand guard…

Azolla: Supplemental Greens for Waterfowl

Azolla: Supplemental Greens for Waterfowl

When I first read about Azolla as a supplemental source of greens for ducks in Carol Deppe’s book, The Resilient Gardener, I was immediately hooked. I searched out a source and got myself a little wad of the aquatic plant…

how to care for call ducklings and call ducks

History and Care of Call Ducks

Call Ducks are truly the cutest ducks and are perfect for a small backyard flock or homestead. They are bantam sized, weighing between 1 and 2 pounds and have a stout and rounded appearance, with short bills and big round…

Wild Duck Care

Wild Duck Care

Wild Duck Care Wild ducks are a beautiful addition to the aviary. They can be exhibited at a poultry show. You can breed them and hatch your own ducklings. You can simply keep wild ducks for pleasure. What do I…

What is Molting? How to Tend to Your Fowl During this Seasonal Process

What is Molting? How to Tend to Your Fowl During this Seasonal Process

Molting is a hormonal process in shedding old feathers and making way for new growth. This process is different depending on each species of bird

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