Using Ducks Instead Of Pesticides? What A Terrific Initiative, Thailand

Photo by Joel Oliveira on Unsplash Farmers in Thailand use armies of 10,000 “field chasing ducks” to eat their way through rice paddies after a harvest.

Have a look at this back-to-the-future farming practice in Thailand.

After rice harvest, the farmers release a myriad of ducks to clean up the area of pests and rice husks.

This has two benefits:

  • feeding the ducks for little cost



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