Category Archives: Ducks

Ducks Raising Ducklings – Musings on Cuteness and Social Behavior of Muscovies

I wasn’t expecting our latest batch of eggs to hatch until this coming Monday, so wasn’t i surprised to notice a bunch of extra, TINY, newly hatched duckling heads tucked in amongst the other ducklings, adults and adolescent muscovies? In … Continue reading

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Making Sausage!

Here at Birdsong Farm we raise pastured poultry and domestic rabbits. Our ducks are born on grass, live their lives eating grass, fermented grains and garden waste and entertain us with their beauty and silly tactics. Our chickens have never … Continue reading

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Homestead Update: July 1 2014

Late again – but July has been busy already with Fiber Friends, a growing garden, and lots of hot buns in the barn to take care of. So, without further delay, let me take a quick pause to reflect on … Continue reading

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Prevent Duckling Drownings – Easy DIY Duckling Ramp

Ducks! They LOVE water and are a joy to watch floating, splashing and bathing¬† in a pond or kiddy pool. But sadly, ducklings can easily drown.¬† Ducklings ARE born quite buoyant and float easily, but they are tiny and can … Continue reading

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