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DUCKS WE’VE RAISED

DUCKS WE'VE RAISED We have been raising ducks since the summer of 2011. We are now keeping our 4th flock of ducks: five ducks, five different breeds.  CURRENT FLOCK OF FIVEOur current flock of five different ducklings, five different breeds ...

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CURRENT FLOCK

MEET THE GIRLS Our current flock was purchased as ducklings August 2019. They have turned out to be an enjoyable group. Friendly, not too noisy and generally calm. We have received at least 2 eggs almost daily, even throughout the ...

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SIX-PACK OF DUCKS

THE SIX-PACK  ::  2016-2019Our “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 fo ...

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DUCKS

DUCKS AT THE RANCH (RAISING DUCKS FOR EGGS) A couple of years after starting our garden in Wellington, 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, w ...

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 ...