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Ducks Are Not Like Chickens

by @ Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. Filed under Dogs, Ducks, Kids

That seems like a no-brainer right? And yet it still came as a surprise to me. Allow me to backtrack. Once upon a time (October 3, 2012 to be exact) I bought a trio of Khaki Campbell ducks. They grew up through the winter, and at one point one of the hens disappeared, leaving me […]

Eggs in the Incubator

by @ Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014. Filed under Ducks

I’m almost to the end of week 2 in the incubator, and am down to 7 eggs. I bought 12+. Apparently it’s common with hatching eggs to order 12, and then they throw in a few extras. I got 16. One cracked when I tried to get it out (must have been weak shelled or […]

I’m Insane

by @ Sunday, June 15th, 2014. Filed under Chickens, Ducks

Definitely, totally, certifiably insane. I have freedom rangers underfoot everywhere. There are 3 layer chicks left in the house, 11 in the coup, and I’m still due to pick up another few layer chicks from a friend. I swore I was done for the year. And then the ducks happened. Khaki duck hatched 3 eggs. […]

The Duck Hatch

by @ Thursday, December 25th, 2014. Filed under Ducks

Finally getting back to blogging to tie up some loose ends. I seriously do not know how it’s the end of December already. Wow. Anyway, last I left things there were duck eggs in the incubator. To tell this story takes a little background. Starting with, the stupid hound dog drives me batty. As it […]

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