How we deal with brooding ducks at PumpjackPiddlewick

Tis the season, the time for brooding ducks. Now to most, brooding ducks means ducks sitting on nests, all quiet, peaceful and spring tranquil. Well, I am here to tell you… ‘Ha!’ I’ve mentioned before (in duck difficulties), in January here ducks start to pair up. It’s a hit orContinue Reading

If you need good excuses to have ducks look no further. I provide 8 reasons you could or should have ducks here at PumpjackPiddlewick

I am sure you woke up this morning contemplating, nay needing, good excuses to have ducks. Well, I am here to help. I have ducks. I know ducks. And I can offer you 8 reasons to have ducks. So let me help you out. My Favourite Reason This reason isContinue Reading

How to build a duck home at PumpjackPiddlewick

Our duck enclosure has and always will be a work in progress. We learned a lot from the previous enclosure we made, where we lived before our new home. Now it was time to improve on our duck home. The three biggest learnt factors High walls of chicken wire giveContinue Reading

Do ducks like to play cats and dogs do? Let's delve at PumpjackPiddlewick

We all know that cats and dogs, especially kittens and puppies, love to play. But what about ducks? Do ducks like to play too? I have had pet ducks now for almost a decade. My first, Maggie, grew up in my house, along with my kitten Gigi. Like all kittens,Continue Reading

Are ducks smart of just savvy? We look at their level of intelligence here at PumpjackPiddlewick. Let's delve...

I was thinking yesterday are ducks smart? I mean, are they actually smart or maybe just savvy? Part of that survival instinct thing. Can they deduce and come up with solutions. In considering, I believe the answer is definitely – yes. But let’s see if I can convince you. It’sContinue Reading