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CURRENT FLOCK

MEET THE GIRLS   Here is our current flock of ducks as of November 2019. DAISY Daisy, our White Layer, has turned out to be a character. She's usually the first one out the door in the morning and the first thing she does (before foo ...

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SIX-PACK OF DUCKS – 2016-2019

THE SIX-PACK Our “Six-Pack” of ducklings arrived in early August 2016. Many mail-order companies require a minimum of ten ducklings, but we didn’t want that many. We wanted only layers and no extra drakes we would have to butcher. We found that Me ...

Winter Ducks

Our ducks fare well even in the winters here at 9,000 feet. Our temperatures can range from roughly +60F to -20F. The other day it literally started out at -5F and reached +60F in the afternoon! Most often the sun is out at least a portion of the day ...

DUCKS

  DUCKS AT THE RANCH A couple of years after starting our garden, we decided it might be time to add some chickens, for eggs and perhaps for their meat. As we began researching chickens, how to raise them, what kind of housing they would n ...