Farm Birds

This is a duck! This is a chicken!

You, too, can be the proud owner of your own pet bird

Have you ever thought to yourself, "Gee, wouldn't it be great if I owned a fluffy pet that could flap around my yard?" There's good news, friend: you can!

This web page is a quick look at what you need to know before purchasing your first hardy, feathered friend. In just a few minutes, you can be the proud owner of a new feathered friend. But first!

Should I get a duck or a chicken?

It's the question on everyone's mind when they're approaching their first purchase. "Which is the better choice for my needs? Am I more interested in waterfowl, or the great taste of eggs?" We're here to help.

By consulting this useful comparison chart, you should be able to get a better idea of what species of bird you're interested in. Just take a look, and you'll be one step closer to the best purchase you've ever made!

Ducks Chickens
Pros
  • Can fly and swim better than chickens
  • Very intelligent
  • Waterproof
  • Make lots of eggs
  • Can do this
  • Nature's alarm clock
  • Delicious
Cons
  • Can be aggressive
  • Can run away much more easily
  • Egg output isn't as high
  • Not many survival instincts
  • Require consitent feeding and care
  • Need to build a coop
  • Delicious (you'll want to eat your friend)

Where to Buy

Ducks
Chickens