Learn about the benefits of having ducks or geese instead of chickens on your homestead. Ducks lay eggs that are usually a little larger than chicken. Both ducks and geese will forage for a lot of their food and they can also be raised for meat. Geese can be raised by themselves or even added to your flock of chickens to help scare off predators. This article will explain everything from feeding to housing your ducks and geese. If you do decide to raise ducks you should check out this tutorial on DIY Pine Wattle Fencing which is a great way to fence the ducks area. Off The Grid News shares this info on ducks and geese vs chickens.