Tag Archives: Ducks

Fowl Shot

Three Fowl Friends Three ducks – assuming majority rules. Or maybe this is a trans-speces gander who identifies as a drake – a male duck. The geese run in pairs and this gander didn’t end up with a goose mate … Continue reading

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Kermit and the Ganders

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Geese in a Cage We have geese. People often ask, what are the geese for? Do we use them for guarding? Do we sell goose for Christmas?

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Ducks Up Hill

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Ducks Climbing Up Pasture

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Goose Stepping

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Geese in South Field Paddocks We’re starting to green up here on the mountain. Six hundred feet lower in altitude they have perhaps eight inches of grass growth in their fields. Ours will be there soon… Thinking green thoughts…

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Snow Eaters

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Pigs Eating Snow When you see livestock eating snow it means you should check your waterers. They can do fine eating snow, as research has shown, however it takes more calories to convert the frozen snow to liquid water in … Continue reading

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Winter Ducks & Empathy

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Ducks and Geese Enjoying Winter Sun I spoke with a nice gentleman down in Georgia who was concerned about ducks he was seeing outside his apartment because it was down to the single digits (let’s assume 5°F) last night.†

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South Field Sows, Chickens, Ducks & Piglets

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Sows Waiting This spot is a junction of many fields. Sometimes that fence is open to allow free passage or for herding of pigs from the lower to higher mountain fields. Today it is closed with the carabiners you can … Continue reading

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Duck Duck Street

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Ducks in Lane These ducks are in a lane leading to the upper south pasture which hasn’t gotten grazed yet this year so it is fairly deep. That soil got hard packed last year because it was a lane that … Continue reading

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Fall Migration

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Ducks on Lower Pond Animals have been migrating to their winter paddocks. Today the ducks moved to the house end shed and the lower pond.

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White Ducks, Green Pastures

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Pekin Ducks on Pasture Happy ducks on pasture. Even though we don’t feed them commercial duck feed they still grow sooo fast! Ducks pack on the pounds far faster than chickens. The job of these feathered fowl is to gobble … Continue reading

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