Ducks

  • July Updates On The Farm

    July Updates On The Farm

    Pendleton Family Farm July 23, 2021

    I know I say this every time we do a farm update, but it’s been busy lol. The gardens, the livestock, the home…all of it. July updates on the farm.  CONSISTENT EGGS The kids and I took a quick trip to Pigeon Forge (more on that later) and when we got back home…the egg situation was insane. Five days of eggs on this farm is no joke and most of…

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  • How to keep the duck mess under control

    How To Keep The Duck Mess Under Control

    Pendleton Family Farm June 25, 2021

    The water, the poop, the holes dug with big ol’ duckbills…it can be overwhelming. I know for us is was starting to become an “issue.” If you don’t own ducks, you have no idea how messy they can be. Here are some tips that have helped us to contain the mess a little. Enough so I’m not loosing my mind.  MY BEAUTIFUL DUCKS It’s no surprise (I mention it often),…

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  • Keeping Poultry Healthy

    Keeping Poultry Healthy

    Pendleton Family Farm June 1, 2021

    One of our number one goals on this farm is to have not only happy animals, but healthy ones. Animals who are healthy produce healthy offspring, healthy eggs, milk, and meat. There are a bunch of things you can do to make that a reality and I’m going to share what we do to keep our poultry healthy. FOOD & WATER WATER Everyone knows to begin a healthy regimen you…

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  • How To Introduce New Ducklings To Your Original Flock

    How To Introduce New Ducklings To Your Original Flock

    Pendleton Family Farm May 12, 2021

    How To Introduce New Ducklings To Your Original Flock. You plan everything out. You’ve read all the books and articles. Now it’s time to finally introduce your new ducklings to the original flock, but how? Here is how we did it.  FIRST AND FOREMOST Before going on, I want to remind you that not only is every flock different, but you have to use your best judgement. Do you have…

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  • Why we chose to move our ducks back up to the house

    Moving Livestock

    Pendleton Family Farm April 20, 2021

    Living on the farm means you are constantly tweaking things in order to keep not only the livestock safe, but alive. Moving livestock is part of that plan. Here’s what we mean. You can also learn all about our ducks here.  We share so much on our IG. Come along and follow our crazy adventures.  WE LOST TWO DUCKS PREDATORS In a matter of two weeks, we lost two ducks.…

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  • The Pendleton Family Farm Routine

    Farm Routine

    Pendleton Family Farm April 12, 2021

    I don’t know about you, but I find other people’s routines and daily tasks fascinating. It’s like being able to see inside their homes for a day. I wanted to give our readers a glimpse into the mundane, yet magical day into ours. Our farm routine.  ALARM GOES OFF AT 6 AM Our farm routine begins at 6am. Now do I instantly get up with the alarm goes off? Of…

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  • Pinterest Pin for duck house post

    Duck House

    Pendleton Family Farm March 16, 2021

    After Scott worked for 21 days straight (17 of those out of town), our to do list was growing fast. He took a few days off when he got back and let me tell you…that man worked non-stop for 5 days. One thing he accomplished was our duck house by the pond using repurposed wood/supplies. It turned out more perfect than I could have dreamed, even if they have only…

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  • Ducklings Week 3

    Ducklings Week 3

    Pendleton Family Farm February 25, 2021

    We’ve had the most beautiful weather here this week and so the ducklings have gotten a lot more time outside. Yes, they make an absolute mess with all the mud, bugs, grass, etc., but it’s worth it. Ducklings Week 3.  *Please note this blog post contains affiliate links. If a purchase is made through one of my links, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.* TECHNICALLY…

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  • Ducklings Week 2

    Ducklings Week 2

    Pendleton Family Farm February 11, 2021

    Ducklings week 2. Let me say this first…ducks smell. There, I said it. I’m laughing out loud while I type this because I swear…I’ve never smelled such a distinctive smell in my life. No matter how much you clean their brooder, fresh pine, or clean water you give them…they smell.  All that to say, when we get ducklings in the future, it will be in the warm spring so they…

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  • How the ducklings are doing, how we're caring for them, and how much joy they bring.

    Ducklings Week 1

    Pendleton Family Farm January 31, 2021

    Ducklings week 1. Meet the girls. They are here and they are the cutest things ever! Here is what we’ve been up to, what we’ve learned, and how the ducklings are doing. Warning: I’m about to spam you with images lol.  Our family knew we wanted ducks for our farm. You can learn all about why here. What we didn’t realize was how much we would love them. THE GIRLS…

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