How to Start Raising Ducklings and Goslings in Your Backyard
With few housing and supplemental feed requirements and resistance to parasites and diseases, ducks and geese are the easiest domestic poultry to raise.
If you are an urban or suburban homesteader new to animal raising, “The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals,” edited by Gail Damerow, is the book you need. This compendium of information is the perfect introduction to raising chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cattle, pigs, and honey bees — all of which are suitable for small-scale backyard food production.
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A brooder box has a warming light, good ventilation, clean litter, and plenty of food and water.