Ducks and geese might be beautiful breeds of poultry, but they’re also very useful. They’re excellent foragers who will protect your farm and garden!
For the most part, pet ducks have been bred to the point of where they can’t really fly away. Smaller breeds may still be able to jump pretty high though!
Interested in raising a pet duck or ten for your backyard, but don’t know which breeds to choose? Check out a few of the top pet duck breeds for backyards.
Do duck get along with other pets? To put it briefly…not really. While they can be valuable contributors to the farm, they often don’t mix with others.
Ducks don’t strike most people as winter animals. That being said, they’re extremely hardy. With proper preparation, you can raise ducks in the winter.
One inevitable question you’ll encounter before raising ducks is “how do I house my pet duck?” Well here are some tips on what to do!
Duck feed comes in a variety of different forms, protein levels and whatnot. Knowing your flock is the first step in getting them the right feed!