|Better Farming Series 39 - Raising Ducks 1: How to Begin (FAO, 1990, 73 p.)|
|What do you need to raise ducks?|
|Learning about ducks|
|Where can you raise ducks?|
|What kind of ducks can you raise?|
|What can ducks eat?|
|How many ducks should you raise?|
|How to keep ducks safe and well|
|Now you must decide|
|How to begin|
|Choosing a place to raise ducks|
|Building a shelter for your ducks|
|The floor of a duck shelter|
|Choosing ducks for your flock|
|How to choose good ducks|
|How to tell the difference between female and male ducks|
|How to handle your ducks|
|After you get your ducks|
|Growing your own baby ducks|
|Hatching your own eggs|
|Setting the female duck|
|The baby ducks|
|Putting your new baby ducks with the flock|
|When to use or sell the meat|
|Taking care of your ducks|
56. You have already been told a number of things about ducks and about raising them.
57. You reamed that by raising ducks you can have fresh meat and eggs for you and your family.
58. You learned that you can keep as many as 24 ducks that live outside by themselves and find their own food.
59. You may have found that you can get healthy ducks to start your own flock where you live.
60. So, now you must decide if raising a flock of ducks would be a good thing for you and your family to do.
Decide if raising ducks is good
61. If you decide to begin, you will learn how in the rest of this booklet.