duck swimming in dam

How I fixed my duck dam (pond) to stop the ducks from digging in the wall and making it eventually collapse. 

If you keep just one duck it could be cruel...

Here's my 6 recommendations and tips for keeping ducks in the backyard to ensure they are the happiest quackers ever!

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  Jessica Dabreu — I found ur channel last night looking for how to set up for chicks or ducklings I have raised chickens before but the chicks we got last year went back to their original owner we are know getting our own chicks and want to also get duckling but I do have one worry because there is a very large strea......
  Marcus — Hi Mark, Thanks for your reply - it's much appreciated! That info re your experience with your ducks and coaching them is interesting... maybe it's worth a try. Hmmm. Definitely food for thought. And fox proofing the lot would be fabulous. That's something I'll also consider! Thanks again Mar......
  Mark Valencia — Hi Marcus, thanks for all your kind words mate and I appreciate people like you saying g'day/asking questions etc... Yes, ducks not coming home to roost (or possibly not can be an issue) but I now have 7 pekin ducks (used to have 10 but we've eaten 3) and they go back into the pen before nightfa......

Do ducks need more than just a bucket of water to dip their beaks in? Of course they do!

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  Pond Leak Sealant — It is interesting to know about ducks arriving on your property; their bee-line for the bucket and within the first turned the water inside into brown, mucky, sludge that stank of duck spit! You have immediately started working on a solution. Dont forgets Pondpro2000 when you made pond for them.......
  Mark Valencia — Hi Dew, I'm glad this article brought back fond memories from your childhood and it's wonderful someone like you from Borneo is visiting my website so thank you for taking the time to say hello and tell me about your chickens and ducks! Also thanks for your kind words - it's very nice of you to ......
  Dew — When I see your chickens and ducks, I can only recalled some forty to fifty years ago, when I was a young kid, my late parents would rear about a hundred ducks and a few ten chickens like yours. In my country, in Borneo, (Sarawak) we differential them with kampong chickens and meaty chickens. We ......

Stop ducks from filling up your chicken drinkers with mud and dirt!

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