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Reasons for Raising Ducks

The popularity of ducks — often described as the happiest animals in the barnyard — is increasing in many areas of the world. It appears that the rest of us are beginning to understand what many in Asia and Europe have known for centuries: Ducks are one of the most versatile and useful of ...

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Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks and Geese

From building a yurt to maintaining a thriving winter garden, The Ultimate Guide to Homesteading (Skyhorse Publishing, 2011) by Nicole Faires is all you need to live off the land. With diagrams, charts, photographs, original illustrations and comprehensive, detailed instructions that anyone can ...


Heritage Breeds: Keeping Ducks and Geese

For many folks, ducks and geese are merely ornamental entertainment. We see them on ponds and lakes, and we enjoy their beauty and grace from a distance; however, we often forget their role in our agricultural past. Throughout our history, ducks and geese have been staples on farms across North ...

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