Breed Spotlight: The Cayuga Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Cayuga Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Cayuga Duck The Cayuga duck is perhaps one of the most often overlooked yet most strikingly beautiful duck breeds commonly available. At a glance, they are basic black. But when seen in just the right sunlight, their iridescent beetle-green sheen...
Duck Molting

Duck Molting

Duck Molting The process of molting is crucial for poultry. Molting allows the birds to get rid of their damaged feathers and grow new ones. Like how we buy a new coat, our bird friends need their new coats. The new feathers help keep the birds warm and insulated in...
Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell Duck

Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell Duck

Duck Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell The Khaki Campbell duck can be an excellent duck breed to add to your homestead. Khaki Campbells are excellent egg layers and are heavy enough to provide duck meat for your freezer and table. Campbells have a nice personality and...
Top 10 Duck Questions Answered

Top 10 Duck Questions Answered

Top 10 Duck Questions Answered Jeff and Kendra sat down on The Coop podcast recently to answer a few of the most common questions we get about raising ducks.  When Can I let my ducklings swim? We recommend waiting until your ducklings are at least a week old so...
Duck Egg Hatching Guide

Duck Egg Hatching Guide

Duck Egg Hatching Guide Hatching your own duck eggs instead of buying ducklings can be an extremely exciting and rewarding experience. Hatching ducklings using an incubator is a bit more challenging than hatching chicken eggs. Therefore, I would recommend having some...