Tag: Poultry

Thinking Back

With more rain my work has been slowed so I thought I would think back to when I had ducklings and review a brooding method. We read a recommendation to use a bathroom as our brooder because many people with more experience than me…

Specializing

Michael and I are still trying to decide how to specialize our farm. I know I owe you guys some posts on my new horse, and the duck pen, but given that I have been fighting a stomach flu, this is the best I…

What’s Got You Down Little Ducky?

As many of you readers out there know we have ducks. I love them as much as I can considering they view me as a fire breathing death trap. In the last couple of week though I have had a problem that I can’t…

Duck Land

Cooler weather means I have started my projects and I am thrilled. My first project is a new duck pen. Pictures to come. I am wrapping the ducks pen around the outside of my dog fence. They will still have the protection of the…

Soft Hearted Farming

When I decided I would be starting a hobby farm with my husband, I knew I had a weakness. I am soft hearted when it comes to animals. I always have been. So as many of you know we ended up with five drakes….

The Odds Were Not in Our Favor

We wanted ducks for several reasons. The biggest reason is that I love ducks. The other reasons is we were thinking that we would sell eggs. It was cheaper and quite frankly more exciting to go to tractor supply and pick up ducklings. I…

Daisy Duke

We have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of full adult feathers so we could tell them apart and properly name them. To our shock, Daisy is not Daisy. You see, we were told when we rescued her she was a mallard. Except then as…