I am very new to caring for anything other than dogs and cats. 6/1/11 we got 34 chicks - at this point we have 31 and they are big. They got bigger faster than I thought they would. 8/15/11 we got 52 ducklings - still have 51 and they are growing quick. For each they started out in a chick house. The chickens are in a coop (one end of the barn - one car garage space). It has a door to the fenced outside and a door to the rest of the barn. My quandary is when and how do I introduce the ducks and chickens. I don’t know if breed makes a difference but here’s what we have.
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Chickens




Ducks












W.C. Black Polish




Fawn & White




Silver-Laced Cochins




Black Swedish




Buttercups




Cayuga




Rhode Island Red




Khaki Cambell




Red Star






Golden Polish






Black Star






Buff Cochine





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