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Why Do Ducks Pant? (The Two Most Common Reasons)

New to poultry care? Fussing over every little thing your farm pets are doing? Your constant worrying is valid, especially when it comes to your ducks. These delicate and beautiful creatures require close care and attention. Not only that, but also an adequate environment that meets their needs. The good side to pet care, fortunately, …

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8 Smart Ways to Keep Duck Water From Freezing

One of the biggest challenges of raising poultry is dealing with the winter. You want to provide enough food, protect the ducks from the wind, and most importantly, keep their water from freezing. Ducks need access to water all day, or else they’ll dehydrate. So, if their pond or water source happens to freeze over, …

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How to Keep Duck Water Clean (In Natural and Artificial Ponds)

Water is extremely vital for ducks and they need it for far more than drinking. In fact, water is essential for even the welfare and health of the duck, as they can be greatly distressed if they’re deprived of water and will show signs of unwellness as early as 8 hours without access to water. …

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How to Entertain Your Ducks (with Toys and Activities)

Caring for ducks has the potential to be very satisfying. Many people love raising ducklings and then continuing on to raise a flock of ducks. As with many animals, ducks are very playful and like to have fun with their owners. If you don’t take the time to keep your ducks entertained, then they won’t …

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Why Do Ducks Attack Each Other? (3 Common Reasons)

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 …

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Why Is My Duck Shivering? 8 Potential Reasons

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 …

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