Raising Ducks: Choosing Breeds, Feed, Housing and More

Domestic ducks provide excellent meat and eggs, and — look out, slugs! — ducks are a great means of natural pest control for your garden. Find out how to get started with this multipurpose livestock.



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Raising Ducks
Muscovy ducks are good table birds, but unlike other heavy duck breeds, they are also good flyers.
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Domestic Ducks
Strong, well-ventilated duck housing should also have a large door, as ducks will all try to exit at once!
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