Backyard Muscovy Ducks Q and A while Cleaning Out The Duck Coop and see A Day In the life of Pet Muscovies. I am cleaning out the main Muscovy duck and Chicken Coop sleep area and am answering some of your frequently asked questions about Backyard Muscovy ducks at the same time. You will also see a late Autumn day in the life of my Backyard Muscovy Ducks. 00:00 Intro 00:42 Why choose Muscovy ducks over other breeds 01:35 Do you have to trim a duck wing 03:09 What is the best
My backyard Muscovy Ducks are molting, they always molt in the Autumn season here so they have a beautiful new, warm and fully waterproof set of feathers for the Winter. When ducks are molting, they start losing their feathers and have some bare patches, you can see the new feathers growing through. The growing feathers are called blood feathers because they are full of blood. The new birds born in the last couple of seasons, won't molt until next Autumn as they already have
Important things to look for when choosing a new Muscovy Drake for your flock and Introducing a new Drake to the Muscovy Ducks in the poultry coop. Important things to look for when choosing a new Muscovy Drake for your flock and introducing a new Drake to the Muscovy Ducks in the poultry coop. When choosing a Muscovy Drake for my flock, I select a healthy bird that interacts well with their own flock. I check that it walks well, has strong legs, has no deformities, has wing
Free range, back yard Muscovy ducks can make their nests in many different locations and I have some nest examples from my Muscovies to show you in this video. I have plenty of straw available to my Muscovy Ducks, as I use it in the coop sleeping area and the garden, so it is used for nesting material by many of my ducks but not all. The laying Girls start laying their eggs, usually one a day and some start to line their chosen nest location with down feathers, that they pluc
Today I'm making my pickled Duck Eggs recipe. I will show you how to perfectly hard boil duck eggs, easily peel a duck egg and how to make pickled duck eggs safely in a jar, using a vinegar, spices and herbs recipe. Pickled Duck Eggs Recipe Sterilized Jar with lid 16 Hard boiled Duck Eggs, cooled & peeled 4 Teaspoons of Pickling Spice White (or Cider) Vinegar to cover eggs Assemble and store on shelf for up to a few months (if they last that long) The eggs will actually last
A Maggot Bucket is a great way to breed Maggots, so that you can have free food for your Ducks and in my case Muscovies and Chickens. It's extra protein for good egg laying, your Muscovy Ducks love eating the maggots and it can cost you nothing to make. A Maggot bucket is a bucket with a lid; it has drilled holes in the lid and around the sides of the bucket, as well as on the bottom. You place meat scraps or road kill (no bird meat) inside the bucket with the lid securely on
How to tell if your MUSCOVY DUCKLINGS are BOYS OR GIRLS? Muscovy Duck Gender is fairly easy to identify. To see if your Muscovy ducklings are boys or girls, study your birds and compare their sizes and shapes of their tails. #MUSCOVYDUCKS #BACKYARDMUSCOVYDUCKS #MUSCOVYDUCKLINGS SHOP Amazon for Elissa's Favorites Brooder Hen https://amzn.to/3izwroz Chick Starter Feed https://amzn.to/2XlZvb7 Peters Poultry Mix https://amzn.to/3iHE0rU Humane FOX TRAP https://amzn.to/2VIUm
BROODY MUSCOVY DUCK BEHAVIOUR - Is My Muscovy Duck Broody? #Muscovyducks #backyardmuscovyducks #MoatCottageHomesteading If want to know if your Muscovy duck is broody, then watch this video to see the different behaviours and sounds to expect from your broody duck. I show examples of Muscovy ducks that are broody and we compare to non broody ducks. Now you will know when you have broody muscovies in your flock.