Category Archives: Pets

How to Spot the Difference between Ameraucana, Araucana, and Easter Egger Chickens

What is the difference between an Ameraucana, Araucana, and an Easter Egger?

Know the difference between these three colorful egg layers.  The Araucana, Ameraucana, and Easter Egger are all fun and good looking breeds for a flock.

Choosing the Right Pet Ducks

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There are many different reasons to own ducks on your farm or in your backyard. Learn about the best and most popular duck breeds for you!

Properly Brooding Wood and Mandarin Ducklings

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This article will show you how to properly and safely brood mandarin and wood ducklings right on your own farm or inside your home!

Breeding 101: Tips and Tricks on Breeding your Ornamental Ducks

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Ornamental ducks are a little different from standard ducks, but not that different! Learn how to breed them effectively!

Keeping Musts for Spring – and Debunking the Other “S” Word

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Crisp mornings and warm sun. Longer days, daffodils and singing birds mean that spring has finally returned to work. It also means it’s time to clean!

Predator Prevention: How to Protect Your Flock

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Predator Prevention should be at or near the top of every flock owner’s priority list. Learn how to protect your flock and your eggs!

The Pros and Cons of a Fence-Free Flock

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Raising a fence free flock may leave you open to certain complications, but with the right foresight, it’s completely possible to do!

A How-To Guide On Integrating New Birds to your Chicken or Poultry Flock

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Learn how to safe and effectively integrate birds into your flock without upsetting or disrupting the pecking order and mood of the flock.

A Battle to Save the Backyard Ducks in Long Island, NY

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Raising chickens and ducks in one’s backyard is a practice that is undergoing explosive growth in the United States and for good reason.