How to order chicks online

How to order chicks online

Chicken math is a real problem here. In the past I would order chicks pretty much every winter for delivery the next spring. Over the years I’ve received hundreds of chicks (plus ducklings and goslings) through the mail without any major issues. How it works...
Raising Ducks for Meat

Raising Ducks for Meat

Ducks are fast growing, healthy birds that are a great alternative to chickens for both meat and eggs. Most ducks can be butchered around 8 or 12 weeks and yield a luxury dark meat that can be sold for premium prices. If you’re a backyard farmer who can’t...
How to Raise Ducks (and why you should!)

How to Raise Ducks (and why you should!)

Ducks are, first and foremost, a very fun animal to have around. Not only are they loaded with personality, but they are also better egg producers than chickens as well as butchering out into a richly flavored luxury meat. Ducks can also glean a higher percentage of...
Beginner’s Guide to Raising Geese

Beginner’s Guide to Raising Geese

The cattle of the poultry world, geese need few inputs to raise and are one of the best choices for raising your own meat on limited pasture space. These big birds are mischievous, curious, and alert. They are extremely hardy and live primarily off of grass and...
Incubating and Hatching Goose Eggs

Incubating and Hatching Goose Eggs

Geese can be difficult to incubate and hatch compared to chickens and ducks. Ideally the incubating is left to a hen, duck, goose, or other broody bird, but luck doesn’t always provide a broody when you need one. Goslings make up for their difficult...

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