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Muscovy Ducks

Muscovy ducks are a weird bird.  They are the only domestic duck that is not from the mallard family, they are more closely related to geese than ducks. They are larger than a duck, yet  not nearly as large as a goose.  The males are almost twice the size as the females.  Drakes can get […]

Chicken Beginnings

My husband wanted to get chickens, he knew I didn’t want a farm but he can talk me into just about anything so I said if he built the coop we’d get chickens, thinking he probably wouldn’t ever have the time and he didn’t.  But the more I thought about it, the more I wanted […]