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by 297 · September 15, 2012 at 01:04 AM

Hi all, I have 6 ducks living in the backyard. It's pretty awesome. They are ducky. Over the past year of their lives, we've fed them basically the "duck feed" you get from a livery store, along with as much natural wild food as we can. Having... (more)

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Aisling 0 · September 14, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Our ducks ate almost no grain at all, they preferred to forage. We threw out scratch grains for them and the chickens and geese but no duck feed. How big is your place? What breed of ducks do you have? We had Rouens which are an old French breed... (more)

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by 77340 · August 18, 2011 at 07:15 PM

I'm wondering how many of you do a meat and animal fat fast? because going paleo isn't about always having high fat high protien. They had to WORK for that, and could go weeks without a kill, relying on the vegetation areound them. Don't forget... (more)

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dzone 0 · August 16, 2011 at 10:12 AM

It would seem to me I touched a nerve with a few of you. The others have earned my highest respect. the ones that didn't chime in were the "yes I eat steaks B/L/D/ high fat high protien for every snack, too, don't care if its grain fed or full of... (more)

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by 18236 · July 15, 2011 at 01:54 AM

This question is spawned from another one of today's threads called "Compassionate Paleo" There is a great discussion going on over there on the difference between killing certain types of animals for slaughter. By nature, this can be as... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · July 14, 2011 at 08:23 PM

True foragers generally don't eat animals that they raised. I've seen this in many ethnographies. I posted an example about the Koyoukon: A few years back, a government agency promoting the American agrarian ideal shipped baby chickens and... (more)