Raising ducks and make a profit in paddy fields

First of all, the practice of raising ducks in paddy fields, though not in Pakistan, is not a new job in the worldIndia, Iran, Bangladesh, Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam, Tanzania, Philippines, Thailand, and Burma are successfully raising ducks in paddy fields.

Such naturally grown duck meat is far more delicious and healthy than broiler or farm animals.
Other duck farms have to be sprayed with minimal poison and minimal fertilizer. Thus, duck farm is also free from any harmful effects.

Let's tell you what is the method of raising ducks in paddy fields?

After 10 days of planting cheese in the field, 20 days of chicks are left in paddy.
About 160 chicks should be left on an acre.
The first three to four days the chicks are left in the field for two to three hours and then the chicks are allowed to remain in the field from morning till evening.
Four months after sowing, when the paddy crop starts breeding, the ducks are removed from the field and sold.

Where will the chicks meet and what is the cost?

To my knowledge, you can easily find duck chicks from any major city. Normally a chicken can be found for 50 to 60 rupees.

How much increase per acre of paddy production did the ducks leave?

Paddy production is 20% higher than duck farm. This means that if paddy production is 60 mins in a common field, duck farm production will be 72 mins.

How much do pest attacks reduce the number of ducks in the field?


About harmful insects!

Ducks eat most of the insects that damage the paddy crop, such as green leaf hopper, brown plant hopper, zigzag leaf hopper, rice bug, small horned grass hopper, large horned grass hopper, etc. Wipe.
However, some insects, such as white-breeder plant hoppers and stem borers, do not eat ducks and are present in the field.

About beneficial insects!

Most beneficial insects such as carbide beetles, ladybird beetles, damsel fly, spiders, and dragonflies, say nothing at all on the farm, and they feed on insects, ducks as well as harmful pests in the field.

Do ducks also eliminate herbs?

Experiments have shown that ducks eagerly eat small herbs and seeds of herbs in the field. However, do not eat large herbs with ducks. But the large herbs end up being the target of ducks' claws.
In this way ducks eliminate about 90% of the herbs present in the paddy fields.
Besides the elimination of herbs, the other benefit of duckling is that the process keeps the roots of the plant in the air, which in turn gives more oxygen to the roots of the plant.

Does duck farm also have an impact on fertility?

In duck fields, Ghazni components are more abundant than common ground.
One of the reasons is that the sons of ducks continue to join the field and secondly, there is a run of ducks in the field, which opens the soil masses, which increases the fertility of the land.

How many ducks can die before they grow up?

Under normal circumstances, 15 to 20 ducks may die and the rest will turn out to be unhealthy.

What will be the weight of the duck in four months?

In four months the duck weighs up to about one kilogram.

How much revenue can ducks raise in paddy?

Here are some of the benefits you can get from paddy ducks.
One will be saving your fertilizer spray.
The minimum savings can be up to Rs. 3,000.
Second, your output will increase by 20%
Even if your yield per acre goes up by 5 minutes, it still costs Rs 5,000.
And third, selling the ducks to you will generate extra revenue.
If 180 of the 200 ducks are young, then your weight will be 180 kg.
And if these ducks are also sold at Rs150 per kilo, this amount becomes 27 thousand rupees.
In this way, your savings and income total Rs. 35,000.

How much does it cost and what is the profit?

At 60 rupees, 160 chews will be made of 9,600. And at the very beginning, you have to feed one, it can cost two to three thousand.
That's all it'll cost you eleven to twelve thousand. If you deduct the total income from the cost of 35 thousand, your net profit is about 23 thousand.

Need a shed, etc. for ducks?

A small shed of 400 square feet is required for 200 ducks. Apart from this, it is better to arrange a fence around the area where you have to leave the ducks so that the ducks stay inside the field and also avoid the attacks of dogs and cats.
You may be thinking that this task is a bit difficult and expensive. So let's tell you an easy solution.

Useful advice

The suggestion is that farmers whose homes and land are interconnected can do this very easily. With the house, make a small bowl or milk on the outside. In the morning leave the ducks to go to the fields and close the shed in the evening. This way ducks can easily breed like chickens.
However, those who can manage it in the open fields must satisfy their passion.