Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Swedish Duck Perhaps you’re familiar with the Swedish duck and don’t even realize it. The Looney Tunes cartoon character Daffy Duck is a Black Swedish duck. Breed Origin The Swedish duck originated around 1830 in the region of Pomerania, which at...
Waterfowl Brooding Basics

Waterfowl Brooding Basics

Waterfowl Brooding Basics Raising waterfowl is such a rewarding experience! Nothing is more exciting than watching your ducklings and goslings start from little balls of fluff and turn into stunning birds in your flock. Like their chicken counterparts, both ducklings...
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...