3 ducklings in a greenhouse on the dirt ground

Ducks are fascinating and intelligent creatures that can make wonderful pets or provide a valuable source of meat and eggs for your family. Hatching and raising ducks can be a fun and rewarding experience for anyone interested in sustainable living, animal husbandry, or simply looking for a unique addition to their backyard or farm. Ducks can be a great alternative to chickens if you are just wanting some eggs, meat or just a cute backyard pet.

duckling in clover

In this page, you will find an introduction to the world of hatching and raising ducks (and other poultry), including the different breeds of ducks, their housing and care requirements, as well as tips for successful incubation and brooding. 

a group of ducklings in long grass

Whether you are a seasoned farmer or a beginner just starting out, I hope that by sharing my experience and research that I can provide you with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully hatch and raise your own ducks. Maybe by sharing my passion for these amazing animals, I can inspire others to embark on their own duck-raising journey and experience the joys and rewards of this unique and fulfilling lifestyle.