Tag Archives: Ducks

Sentimentality vs Practicality

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Ducks in South Field Lane On the post Big’Un Tusks Jeremy asked: “What makes you decide to use certain dead pigs as food for the dogs? Is it simply the size? Or do certain pigs hold more sentimental value compared … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Stickers Stories

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For our Kickstarter Stickers Hope helped me pick out the photos to use on the stickers for the Kickstarter rewards which have been shipping out. I wanted a Kid’s View when selecting stickers, many of which I suspect will be … Continue reading

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New Black & White Duck

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Black & White Duck with White Pekin Ducks We have a new duck that a friend gave us. After a week or so it has integrated with our ducks and now goes out to pasture with them to munch on … Continue reading

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Pigs & Ducks in Pond

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Pigs and Ducks in Pig Pond The pigs love to cool off by swimming in the pig pond during the hot days of summer. They pee in the swimming pool so I would not suggest swimming their myself. Apparently they … Continue reading

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Goose Leading Ducks

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Goose in the Lead Over the winter we cut our duck flock back to a single hen who became bonded with the geese. Previous to that the two water fowl had been fairly separate most of the time. This spring … Continue reading

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Chicks & Ducklings Have Landed

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Box’O Chicks Every year or two we order chicks. Generally we order from McMurray Hatchery. They’re a bit more expensive than some places but they offer a wide selection of heritage breeds. We have hatched our own both in a … Continue reading

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Sugar Snow

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Harp PegsWe woke to a half inch dusting of snow in the morning and it continued to fall gently all day with just occasional spots of sun. With the snow came more piglets. One sow made a nest in the … Continue reading

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Ducks Discover Pond

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Pekin Ducks at Pig PondThe ducks have just discovered the pond. We think of winter as only lasting four to six months but for the ducks it is more like ten or twenty years in equivelant life span. Most of … Continue reading

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New Ducklings

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Box O’DucklingsI like ducks. They’re cute, they’re fun, they do a great job of hunting slugs and aquatic insects, they aerate the ponds and eat the algae. They’re also quite tasty. We ran out of ducks last year. I had … Continue reading

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