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Taking care of ducks has the potential to be a very rewarding experience. You likely know how cute ducks can be when they’re little, and caring for the ducklings will often be the most fun part of the process. When the ducks get a bit older, you might notice that some of them will change a bit. What were once loving, fun little ducklings might turn into very aggressive ducks. Male ducks are referred to…

Raising chickens is something that can be very rewarding overall. Many people are choosing to keep chickens on their properties because they find them to be nice to have around. Of course, some people raise chickens because they want to have a source of eggs as well. If you want to be able to have a good time interacting with your chickens, it might take a bit of work on your part. Chickens are actually…

It’s safe to say there are few things more important for a bird than the material from which it builds its nest and perch. This is home to a bird, and it has to be the most secure and comfortable place they know. If you own a bird, you understand that finding materials for a bird’s nest or perch can be surprisingly difficult. After all, you can’t allow your bird to go out and find…

Whether you keep a duck as a pet or on a farm as livestock or for any other reason, one thing you’re bound to rub up against is that ducks can be pretty strange. Everything from their corkscrew genitalia and “unique” mating behaviors to the way ducklings follow their mother to the fact they have a third eyelid (yes, really) is just, well, odd. But perhaps the most puzzling and potentially worrying duck oddity for…

Ducks are incredibly cute birds that many people have fallen in love with. You might have ducks that come around your property from time to time. It’s normal for people to admire the ducks from afar, and sometimes you can even feed the ducks if you’re careful enough. You might like ducks so much that you choose to raise ducklings of your own. Whether you’re keeping ducks as pets or if you’re just an admirer…

Birds are so interesting, and many people love spending time trying to observe birds in the wild. You might love spotting different bird species and seeing how they move around. If you have many birds on your property, then there’s a good chance that you might have seen a bird’s nest at some point in time. You likely know that baby birds don’t have feathers yet since it takes them some time for the feathers…

Budgies are among the most popular birds in the world to keep as pets. If you live in the United States, then you’re likely more familiar with parakeets. Budgies and parakeets are actually the same, but it’s just that the name parakeet is what has stuck in America. No matter what you like to call these birds, it’s easy to see why they’re so appealing to keep as pets. Many bird owners say how smart…

There are many people who find ducks to be absolutely adorable. You might be interested in raising ducks on your property due to how fun they are and how cute they are. The problem is that you have neighbors to consider, and you don’t want people to get annoyed because the ducks are too loud. Are ducks really that loud, though, or are they not that bad? Keep reading to learn a bit about ducks…

Many of us have heard and heeded the warnings that ducks should not be fed bread products. Gone are the days when we took kids to the park to feed the ducks stale bread from our own kitchens. So, if not bread (and that goes for bread products as well, such as crackers or tortillas), then what? What exactly can ducks eat? This is a relevant question to ask, since the activity of feeding the…

When people feed ducks, they tend to bring along a loaf of bread or a handful of uncooked rice. The truth is, both bread and uncooked rice are actually really bad for ducks and not something they should be eating. Ducks can choke on uncooked rice, while feeding ducks too much bread will leave them feeling full without having received any of the nutrients they need. Instead, people should opt out for feeding ducks vegetables…

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