Angel Wing in Ducks

Angel Wing is a wing deformity that can occur with ducks while they are still growing. A duck with Angel Wing has the flight feathers on one or both wings twist away from the body so they stick out instead of laying flat around their midsection. The main feathers in the wing grow over each …

Ducklings & Niacin

Niacin (also known at Vitamin B3) is a vital nutrient that ducklings need to grow strong & healthy bones. Anyone who has raised ducklings knows they grow crazy fast – sometimes it seems to happen right before your eyes. In the first two weeks of life, the average duckling gains 7 times their birth weight!! …

Supply List for Ducklings

Are you getting ready to welcome some little fluffy ducklings?! Ducklings are easily some of the cutest babies on the farm – those flappy webbed feet, the sweet little bill, chubby cheeks. Super cute! If you aren’t quite sure yet if ducks are right for you – click here to read my Ducks Pro & …

Angelica the Bi-Gender Duck

Biology is an absolutely fascinating subject. For all our study and all our research, will we ever know all it’s idiosyncrasies? Science has always interested me and learning about all of the amazing, minuscule ways our bodies and nature function is really just mind boggling. I was very interested when I realized one of nature’s …

Tips for Raising Healthy Ducks

Ducks bring so much fun & joy to the farm yard!  With their giant floppy feet, the way they waddle across the yard, the sheer joy they get from splashing in a kiddie pool, ducks really are a great addition to any farm!  While many backyard farmers start out with chickens, and ducks certainly can …