Around our Farm: September 2016

Around our Farm: September 2016

Our Little Mr. is crawling now. And cruising. And pulling himself up to stand on everything. Pretty much every moment that he’s awake is spent with either myself or the Mr. chasing him around the house. Despite our non-existent spare time, we have gotten a few...
Raising Ducks for Meat

Raising Ducks for Meat

Ducks are fast growing, healthy birds that are a great alternative to chickens for both meat and eggs. Most ducks can be butchered around 8 or 12 weeks and yield a luxury dark meat that can be sold for premium prices. Selecting A Breed There are many duck breeds that...

Around Our Farm: May 2016

Around Our Farm This year we’re working more on fixing up the house and some small construction-type projects around and about the farm. We’re trying to take things a bit easier since the addition of the new family member. This month we’re finishing...
Guide to Raising Ducks

Guide to Raising Ducks

Why Ducks? Ducks are, first and foremost, a very fun animal to have around. Not only are they loaded with personality, but they are also better egg producers than chickens as well as butchering out into a richly flavored luxury meat. Ducks can also glean a higher...