Articles from happy duck

This spring lead to a scary and exciting month of work, dedication, and a lot of love. I found that my Pekin Jeffery had a severe case of bumble foot. I should have checked my ducks’ feet often, but just skipped it because I knew they would not like me picking them up. *ALWAYS check your ducks’ feet to make sure that they do not have bumble foot. Shortly after finding out Jeffery had bumble foot, two of my other girls had a minor case of it, too. If you catch it early, then it’s easier to...
Hi there! In this article I am going to go over the basics of how I built this run/coop. I will start with the coop: We started out with a old chunky house. Then we fixed it up to look like all of the pictures below. We then fixed it up, added venting, covered all holes and opening with 1/2 inch welded wire and painted the now cozy duck coop. The finished product was fantastic and looked so good! The ducks enjoy it so much and feel so protected in their duck house! Run: The run was...
So…where do I start. When I was learning about ducks I was so confused about this. I wanted something simple and easy to get in my mind, but what I found was hard and complex. I decided to do this so you guys can get a simple (or what I think is simple) introduction about feed and supplements for ducks (and chickens, too). So to begin, I am going to give you some definitions. Feed: This is what your ducks main diet should be. Supplement: This is like our human vitamins. Wild ducks get this...
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