What Duck Breed Is Best For You?

“What breed of duck would work best for me?” It is a very good question! Today, I want to take you through some of the most popular breeds and compare them. Here is a break down of some of our most popular breeds of ducks: White Pekin This talkative breed is one of our most popular dual-purpose duck. Dual purpose means it is a duck that is chosen both for its ability to lay eggs as well as for meat production. They are a fast-growing breed that will mature out at around 10-11 LBS for the males and 8-9 LBS for the females. It takes approximately 2 pounds of feed to gain one pound of weight. Their eggs are a nice large white/off-white egg that is excellent for use in baking. Because of their

Poultry Bath

Birds love their baths. Chickens are no different. Why not offer them a poultry bath that helps keep those little critters away? Recipe for a great poultry dust bath: One part Redmond Conditioner #5988 - natural clay, OMRI certified One part Diatomaceous Earth #256 - food grade - OMRI certified Get both from American Farm and Larder! Place your order today!

How to Find a Qualified Naturopathic Herbalist or Doctor

While the popularity of herbalism is increasing, it is still not commonplace in our western society. This is why so many of us don’t know how to safely begin incorporating new herbs and herbal supplements into our routines. Herbalists are often asked for advice on what herbs are the best for specific maladies or what are the best uses for each herb. Unfortunately, these questions do not always have clear answers—as with most wellness-related strategies, one size rarely fits all. Why We Can’t Offer Medical Advice Distributors of herbal offerings aren’t able to provide medical advice or dosage information for the treatment of specific health issues. Both the FDA (Food and Drug Administration)

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American Farm and Larder at Amy's Farm

7698 Eucalyptus Avenue

Ontario California 91762

Feed pick-up locations are offered throughout riverside, orange, and san Bernardino counties.
FEED PICK-UP HOURS at Amy's farm:
Monday through Friday by appt, 
Saturday 9am until noon (by appointment after noon). 
Please check the Calendar page or call for other locations, days, and times.

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