1st Flock :)


5 Years
Apr 13, 2014
Austin, Texas
Hello BYC!

My family & I just got our 1st flock today. We have 5 adolescent chickens (not sure what kind) & 5 young adult ducks (4 crested & 1 that looks like the Aflac duck). Our neighbor had been raising them, but he had to move out of state, so he made us an unbeatable deal...and now we're the proud owners of his flock.
I was told at least one duck has been laying eggs, but it'll probably be a while before we see any (once they fully settle in to their new home). We've never raised ducks or chickens before, but we're looking forward to the adventure.

- TieDyeMommy

Welcome to BYC!

So glad you could join our community! Sounds like you have a very nice flock! If you need any tips and hints on raising your new broods, stop by our learning center here on BYC for lots of great reads on all the aspects of keeping poultry...


As for the Ducks, here is the link to our Duck section as well if you need any help in that area...


Enjoy your new flock and welcome to ours!
Here is a cellphone picture of our flock. I don't really know how old any of them are, or what kind of chickens I have. I will try to get a better quality photo up ASAP.

- TieDyeMommy

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