hello! I am headed to the store friday to purchase 2 ducklings! However I am very new to ducks and I need all the info you all can give! Best breed, friendly breeds, housing, feed, can they swim in my man made pond, protection from other wildlife etc etc... thank you Maybe someone can tell me about a good book?
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Check out this sticky. It has links to lots of topics on ducks. http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/256233/ducks-sticky-topics-index
This thread has links to the duck breed focus thread that have lots of breed information. http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1024526/duck-breed-focus-project
Some people also put their waterer on a wire rack (like a cookie cooling rack) over a pan to catch the water.