GRIT Country Skills Series

DUCKS or GEESE for FARM POULTRY?

I’ve kept poultry for most of my life, and waterfowl have always been an important inclusion. Our farm currently has both ducks and geese, and both species are serving the farm in their own unique ways with their own special attributes.

Comparing Eggs

Ducks are year-round layers and are much more regular producers than chickens. Their large eggs are prized for high nutritional content and are the equivalent to about two chicken eggs. Creamy, rich, and delicious, duck eggs make for delicious baked goods.

A female duck will lay

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