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Quacking the Case: Understanding What to Feed Your Ducks

2024-06-13T16:21:55-07:00

Whether you’re raising ducks as pets, for their eggs, meat, or to eventually be released, nutrition is an important part of their lives—and good nutrition will help ducks live healthy lives! It’s true that the nutrition of ducks is similar to chickens, but there are key differences you should know about when deciding what to feed your ducks. If you’re concerned about what to feed your duck at each stage of its life, what not to feed your ducks, differences in diets, and more keep reading to “quack” the case and get your questions answered!   Basics of Duck Nutrition

Quacking the Case: Understanding What to Feed Your Ducks2024-06-13T16:21:55-07:00

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Goats and Dairy Cattle

2024-04-29T15:21:21-07:00

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: Protecting Not Only Your Poultry, But Other Livestock Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPAI, is commonly known as the bird flu. It’s extremely infectious, highly fatal, and has been spread throughout the entire poultry industry—backyard chickens, turkeys, and more. It is primarily spread by infected wild waterfowl such as ducks and geese.   If you’d like to learn more about HPAI in California please visit February 2024 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Update, on SoCal Nestbox.   More recently, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has evolved to be transmitted between birds, marine mammals, and livestock like goats and

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Goats and Dairy Cattle2024-04-29T15:21:21-07:00

Breeding Backyard Chickens

2024-04-11T20:17:08-07:00

How to Hatch Success: Unraveling the Basics and Secrets of Successful Chicken Breeding    When we think about our chickens, especially in the laying industry, our thoughts may immediately drift to delicious ready-to-eat eggs from mature hens (after being cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit, of course!). But if you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you want to take your operation a step further—and breed chickens, fertilize eggs, and raise baby chicks! The first level of this starts with breeding, so continue reading to learn more about how to breed your flock, choose chickens, and know

Breeding Backyard Chickens2024-04-11T20:17:08-07:00
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