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Pag-aalaga ng Itik: How to Grow and Raise Ducks for Profit

Pag-aalaga ng Itik: How to Grow and Raise Ducks for Profit

Ducks & Geese
Raising a duck (itik o pato) is also a good occupation, the very purpose of raising a duck is its egg. Compared to chicken eggs, duck eggs are bigger, tastier and more sought after by consumers. Duck breeds and characteristics There are different breeds of ducks here in the Philippines, there are ducks that are raised for meat, and there are also types of ducks that lay eggs. The laying duck is better known here in the Philippines, they are smaller than other species, but they lay bigger eggs. These eggs are popular due to balut which is laid by Mallard Duck or Pateros Duck. Their main colors are black, gray, and speckled stains. The duck egg is the main wrapped egg that is made a favorite of Filipinos. One of the characteristics of the duck is its ability to lay eggs every day...
What is Crested Duck breed: Anything you need to know

What is Crested Duck breed: Anything you need to know

Ducks & Geese
The Crested Duck (Tadorna cristata), also known as Korean Tadorne, is a species of aquatic bird in the Anatidae family, this class of duck is seriously threatened and is considered extinct by some. The male has a greenish-black cap, chest, primary feathers, and tail, while the rest of its head, chin, and throat are black with brown. The belly, underflows, and flanks of male ducks of this type are dark gray with black streaks. The upper wing covers are white and it has an iridescent green mirror. The female has a white eye circle and a black crest, also has a white face, chin, throat, neck, and upper wings, and a dark brown body with white streaks. Both sexes have a distinctive tuft of green feathers that protrudes from the head. This duck has been seen very rarely, and therefore very...
What is Indian Runner duck breed

What is Indian Runner duck breed

Ducks & Geese
The Indian runner duck is a breed of duck native to England, probably imported to this country from Asia. Selected for the first time for egg-laying, which is why these ducks have a high yield and produce an average of 200 eggs per year, this duck is now more and more common in the world as an ornamental duck. This popularity is due to its particular approach, which is almost vertical and gives the impression of always running. In very rare cases, you can fly by taking off from a steep place or starting from your flight stand to fly but you won't get very far. Finally, the Indian runner can be used to control the slugs and snails it likes to eat. The Indian runners are a breed of Anas platyrhynchos domesticus, belonging to the domestic ducks. They are upright like penguins and, inste...
What is Rouen Duck breed

What is Rouen Duck breed

Ducks & Geese
The Rouen Duck is a heavy breed of domesticated duck raised primarily for decoration, display, or as general purpose ducks, as they are not like prolific laying hens. Rouen ducks are frequently used for meat, the breed originated in France sometime before the 19th century. The Rouen duck is a breed of duck bred in Normandy for many years, it is the result of the selection of the mallard to increase its mass. Their colors are almost identical to those of the mallard. Rouen Duck Characteristics The plumage color of the Rouen duck is almost identical to that of the Mallard duck, the mallard's color pattern is known as gray. Males have a green head, white neck, black tail, and dark brown and ashy tail feathers, a gray body, and a deep light-colored chest. Rouen females are a consisten...
What is Cayuga Duck breed

What is Cayuga Duck breed

Ducks & Geese
The Cayuga Duck is a middle-class domesticated breed of duck that has been a very popular variety in the United States since the mid-19th century, this type of duck is used for the production of eggs and meat, as well as for the production of birds. ornamental. The duck is one of the few animals in the wild that walks, swims, and flies with reasonable ability, and it is also one of the animals that can sleep with half its brain and keep the other alert. He is endowed with a perfect sense of direction and community. This duck has long been bred as a meat duck, but in the future, it has mainly become an ornamental, show, or companion breed. Their temperament is usually more docile than that of other breeds. The breed is preferred by many who live in residential or suburban areas due to...
Duck farming guide: How to raise and grow ducks at home properly

Duck farming guide: How to raise and grow ducks at home properly

Ducks & Geese
Hello reader, if you are reading this it is surely because you are very interested in raising ducks. This activity is very beautiful and productive but you have to take into account some of the things that I will tell you in this post. If you are here because you are looking for a duck raising guide and tips and a manual for growing ducks, continue reading. Ducks have a high level of socialization and it is that in nature they usually live in large groups; in fact, due to their affable nature and talent for living together, they have won the affection of many people, who choose to adopt them to raise them at home. Duck farming in the Philippines is becoming more popular due to high demand of balut and also duck meat. The duck is a noble bird and it adapts perfectly to the envi...
Pekin Duck Breeding and Farming in the Philippines

Pekin Duck Breeding and Farming in the Philippines

Ducks & Geese
Pekin duck breeding and farming in the Philippines is becoming a major business in the country as retired Overseas Filipino Workers are starting to invest. Most of the earlier Pekin duck farms are found in Bulacan, Tarlac, Pampanga, with some in Laguna especially in the town of Victoria. In Victoria, there is a place there called “patuhan” where all duck menus are available and is a known in Laguna and nearby Batangas towns. Like any other farm animal, Pekin duck production and farming need specific methods and expertise. The following videos will show you how to properly care for your Pekin ducks and other important Pekin duck farm management. I. Pekin Duck Farming II. Pekin Duck Breeding Pekin Duck Farming Success Story Pekin Duck Recipes See...
Ducks vs Chickens: Advantages of Raising Ducks over Chickens

Ducks vs Chickens: Advantages of Raising Ducks over Chickens

Chickens, Ducks & Geese
It is very common that in the ranches and backyards, the raising of ducks and chickens is carried out in parallel, many times in the same pen and others separately, whatever the method, there are differences that make it easier to raise the duck over the hens. Ducks are often thought to be more difficult to raise than chickens since they require a large pond to muddy the entire pen and are larger birds, there is nothing more false than that. Ducks are smarter, neater, and have a behavior that makes handling easier. So below we present a list of the advantages of handling it. Advantages of Ducks vs Chickens The behavior is one of the characteristics that differ the most when it comes to raising this poultry, since, unlike chickens, ducks are quieter, so if you want to raise poultry and...
The best geese breed to raise at home

The best geese breed to raise at home

Ducks & Geese
There are many breeds of goose and they all divide in various directions. Geese are bred not only for meat and eggs, there are decorative and fighting breeds, which have a specific purpose. Consider examples of geese breeds of different directions, which are considered the best for home breeding, their characteristics, external and productive characteristics. Geese breeds for meat production For the cultivation of meat, breeds are selected whose main characteristics are early maturity, rapid weight gain, large size, and resistance to disease. The following breeds can be raised at home: The white-fronted goose weighs 3.6-4 kg at 3 months, the birds have strong immunity, they do not require special care. However, white-fronted geese are still not very common, so it is difficult...
What is Welsh Harlequin Duck Breed: Characteristics, History, Life And More

What is Welsh Harlequin Duck Breed: Characteristics, History, Life And More

Ducks & Geese
The Welsh Harlequin Duck is a recent breed of domestic duck native to Wales. Today, the Welsh Harlequin is a breed of light duck known for its lively plumage and egg-laying ability. Over the years, the breed's color and make-up have changed, indicating that new blood from another breed has likely been introduced. In 1949, at Criccieth, Group Captain Leslie Bonnet discovered a color mutation among his herd of Khaki Campbells and began selectively breeding for this trait. In 1968, the hatching eggs were exported to the United States, followed by the importation of live birds in 1981. History and Origin of the Welsh Harlequin Duck It was in 1949 that Captain Leslie Bonnet (1902-1985) discovered on his farm in Criccieth (on the shores of Cardigan Bay) a color change in his flock of kh...