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
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
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WHEN DO MUSCOVY DUCKS START LAYING - How I know When I have New Egg Layers What age do Muscovy ducks start to lay eggs? #BACKYARDMUSCOVYDUCKS #MoatCottageHomesteading It really doesn't seem long before your new ducklings are fully grown Muscovies and the Ladies are starting to lay their own eggs. When they first start laying, I am not sure they have any idea what they are dong. I find eggs all over the place and there can be some interesting eggs, like the shellless egg and
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.
Hey Guys, Take a look at our deep litter system, on the floor of the poultry coupe for our Muscovy Ducks and Chickens. What is a deep litter system in the poultry coupe? It is layers of straw or sawdust (I use straw) on the coupe floor, that you keep adding more layers too. I love this system of flooring in the poultry coupe because you can clean it out in small sections at your convenience, it keeps the ducks and chicken clean and therefore healthy, it composts down and the