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What Do Ducks Eat? What to Feed Your Backyard Ducks

What Do Ducks Eat? What to Feed Your Backyard Ducks

Years and years ago when my oldest child was a toddler, we would take a weekly trip to the library. Oftentimes we would stop and feed the wild ducks on the greenway stream just outside the library. And we made the same mistake a lot of people make- we took a bag of...
Can You Eat Guinea Fowl and Guinea Eggs?

Can You Eat Guinea Fowl and Guinea Eggs?

Everyone is used to eating chicken and chickens eggs. We’ve even gotten somewhat used to eating duck and duck eggs (find out more about duck eggs!). But there is a big poultry world out there- and chickens aren’t the only bird around.   Today let’s...
5 Reasons NOT to Own Guinea Fowl

5 Reasons NOT to Own Guinea Fowl

**NOTE: Since the original publication of this article, I have received a lot of comments and heard from many other people who have raised guinea fowl. I would like to add that the 5 reasons I wrote about below are in line with MY experience with guineas. They will...
A Quick Start Guide to Raising Ducks

A Quick Start Guide to Raising Ducks

Many years ago I asked my husband to stop and get chicken feed on the way home from work. He came home with a feed bag over his shoulder and a little box in his hand. The kids, who know the look of an chick box when they see one, came running. But on this day it...
Profitable Poultry: Make Money Raising Chickens

Profitable Poultry: Make Money Raising Chickens

There are countless ways to make money from your homestead- I even named 100 Ways to Make Money from Your Homestead on a previous post. But for me, it is not so much creating a farm business, as much as creating a self-sustaining farm. I want all aspects of our...
The Number 1 Way to Get Rid of Foxes for Good!

The Number 1 Way to Get Rid of Foxes for Good!

Foxes can be a major problem for homsteaders. We used to allow our chickens completely free range, but once we started losing one or 2 a day we had to put them in a large run instead.  Last year we even had a fox family move into our cow pasture- where the ducks love...