egg layers: selection and breeding

egg layers: selection and breeding

In the first part of this series we talked about general selection and culling information to use when breeding your chicken flock. In this second part we’ll be focusing on selecting the best egg layers for you. What Makes Good Egg Layers? Good egg layers are...
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...