If you’ve considered raising your very own poultry at home, you’ve most likely only considered chickens. However ducks are an interesting option to consider, depending on your space and what you have in mind (eg do you want a reliable source of eggs, or a more decorative bird?). Check out this fun infographic from Custommade.com that weighs up the options in terms of egg production & nutrients, noise and clean up amongst others. If you have experience with raising ducks or chickens at home, leave a comment below to chat about it.
If you’re looking for information, including by laws on keeping backyard chickens in South Africa, check out this previous post: