Tag Archives: Khaki Campbell ducks

Bloody hens – again!

I have written about this before (11 September 2015) but I get really frustrated when one of my hens is getting pecked and bullied by the rest. We were down to four, since two were earlier pecked at the vent … Continue reading

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A bad omen? Another otter?

I took delivery last week of eight new khaki Campbell ducks to augment the eight I already have and to replace nine killed by an otter over the winter. I had persuaded the otter to move on by removing its … Continue reading

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And then there were eleven

I started off 2013 with 17 khaki Campbell ducks, which I increased to 25 in July by buying 8 young ones due to start to lay around mid-December. In early November I ‘pensioned off’ 8 two-year old ducks to nearby … Continue reading

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Ducks and otters don’t mix

At this time of year I ‘retire’ the oldest of my khaki Campbell ducks, normally to Gloagburn Farm Shop pond. There they are the source of interest and entertainment to many of the young people who visit, and who normally … Continue reading

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What’s happening in the garden?

On 1 September I put out my bird feeders again.  This is the first year I have stopped feeding the birds during July and August in an effort to prevent the birds congregating and spreading the respiratory disease Trichomonosis. Having … Continue reading

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Buzzards, Nora wellies and a midden!

My first jobs in the morning are to fill the bird and squirrel feeders, then let my 15 khaki Campbell ducks out of their shed and clean it out. At this time of the year all of this is carried … Continue reading

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