Recent content by EriCavanagh

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    Winter duck pond

    Awesome, that’s great to know!
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    Nesting

    Yes! Getting the nests up today, lower than the roosts, 🤞🏻 they don’t start congregating in them again lol! I’ll keep you posted, thanks!
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    Winter duck pond

    The rope idea is good, thanks! We have a bubbler that I have been keeping going because I was nervous the pond would freeze with them in it, silly? When we come out in the morning they are swimming and don’t come out of the water till the edges ice melts. I’m going to try the rope thing and...
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    Nesting

    Awesome, thanks! Fingers crossed 🤞
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    Just moved to our new home in upstate NY this summer. We have a little over three acres. Seeing...

    Just moved to our new home in upstate NY this summer. We have a little over three acres. Seeing how we like homesteading starting with some chickens and ducks that are 4/5 months old. Two dogs, two cats and four children 1-6yo. Looking forward to learning lots!
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    Winter duck pond

    I’m in upstate NY, and our pond is about a third of a football field? New to the property lol. I’ll work on my profile, thanks!! :)
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    Nesting

    Hi! I have 12 chickens that are about 5 months old. I had nests in the coop but they were sleeping in them 5 to a nest, so I took them out so they would learn to roost. Now I’d like to add nests but not sure how to make it successful. I think my nests were too high maybe? If I have perches...
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    Winter duck pond

    Hi! We have four ducks that are not yet laying, about four months old. They were raised with our 12 chickens and were transitioned to the coop nicely until they took to our pond. I was over joyed until it was time to get them back in the coop. Getting them off the pond is near impossible in the...
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