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Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

The Swedish duck breed is a medium-class duck with an average adult weight of 6.5 to 8 pounds. Currently, the only color variety of the Swedish that the American Poultry Association recognizes is the Blue Swedish.

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.

How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken

How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken

After you’ve mastered the job of raising your chickens successfully, then either processed them yourself or arranged for them to be processed elsewhere, the next big task is learning how to cut up a whole chicken to serve as a meal.

Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh?

How do you tell if the eggs in a “secret” nest you’ve discovered are fresh enough to eat? Find out about 5 ways to determine egg freshness.

Duck Molting

Duck Molting

Are your ducks molting? Ducks molt at a few specific times of the year. Learn how, why and how to help your ducks that are molting.

Top 10 Duck Questions Answered

Top 10 Duck Questions Answered

Read about the top ten duck questions we get on The Coop with Meyer Hatchery podcast. Ducks aren’t hard to keep, but differ from chickens.