Duck Archives - Amaral Farm

Raising Ducks at Home

For those who have never tried duck, it is a most delicious meat. What makes it most appealing to me is that it does have a more rich taste when compared to the very bland taste of chicken breast.

Rearing our Welsh Harlequin Duck Couple

We have in mind intentions to start a Welsh Harlequin Duck family so having mother Welsh Harlequin Duck and a father is vital. Bringing these two home to the barn has taken us through days of learning firsthand the daily lives of these amazing birds.

Choosing the Right Breed of Duck

When you want to raise ducks you need to know which right breed to look for. Domestic ducks are good for eggs, meat, and for a smaller group for down feathers. Keeping ducks has helped me realize they are equally good it not better than other fowl in keeping down the level of insects.