My wife and I have had ducks for the last 12 years and have really enjoyed them. Today we brought home our first 2 chicks, a pair of awkwardly adorable Barred Rock baby girls. I can tell already we're in for a remarkably different experience than with the ducks. The differences in personality between these two is remarkable. One is much more of an adventurer and the other much more inclined to just chill and cuddle. We're excited!
First I'll be looking at coop plans. We have a nicely fenced yard that has kept the ducks protected well for a year now so they'll likely roam. Also will be looking for those that could comment on a duck/chicken environment and the whole pecking order thing. We could keep them separate but would rather not.
BYC is a tremendous resource and I'm looking forward to digging in. Hello all! -Jason