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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    So last night, DH and I were outside and we heard a duck. Which is odd, in Illinois in December. The temp was about 5 degrees out! So we walk around to the back of the house and there is a white duck. (Which were the type we had on the farm, so I don't think he is "wild", but he might be)...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    My hubby and I are thinking of raising ducks. We thought we could use the eggs and the ducks for meat. Does it take alot to keep ducks. Where do you get them? Any info would be helpful. THANKS!
  3. Pets
    I went out late this morning (10:30) to feed them and get the eggs and found one duck (Cinderella by name) wedged between the fence and their wooden nesting box. I pulled the box away from the fence and she sort of slumped, with her right side lower than her left. Her right wing was askew but it...
  4. Pets
    I've always been careful to feed them healthy food. But usually when I cook down a chicken carcas for soup, I toss the skeleton. I guess because you always hear not to give chicken bones to dogs, because they tend to splinter. I didn't know how the ducks would do with it. Well, yesterday, i got...
  5. Support
    A man walked into a quiet bar. he carried three ducks, one in each hand and one under his left arm. He placed them one beside the other upon the bar. he had a few drinks and chatted with the ducks, and with the bartender. The bartender was surprised, but experienced and had learned not to ask...
  6. Pets
    Since weve had cold cold winter my ducks have had drinking water but not bathing water. Needless to say they looked greasy and in the pekings case down right grungy. Since we hit 40 today I decided to fill them a big tub of luke warm water. Since it wasn't their normal pool they wanted nothing...
  7. Simple Living
    Its raining cats and dods right now and these dingdongs are swimming like its just the greatest day!! Oh to be so blissful!! Yes - thats a kiddie pool - the duck pond isn't finished yet!:toothy:
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    I thought I would start out this forum. I wanted to tell you gals about my daughter's ducks and, I guess this is a good forum for that story! My DD(Dana) and SIL(Mike) bought a place with almost two acres. We always had dogs, cats, hamsters, rats, you know, any kind of pets you can have in...
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