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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bayou Henny, Jan 20, 2018.

  1. Bayou Henny

    Bayou Henny Hatching

    Jan 20, 2018
    After trial and error I finally have a few flocks established here in the Deep South on the bayou Teche in the midst of sugar cane, soy and, pepper fields.
    There are 4 laying hens, eight geese,15 rouen ducks and a pair of muscovey
    The chickens are behind a 4 1/2 foot electric fence with a coop and its movable and the others are free range. The geese and ducks have free access to the bayou at all times and everyone for a mile around know who the bullies are. Thought if I FINALLY joined somthing like this I might avoid any more mistakes on the learning curve of keeping feathered friends.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hi Henry, it's nice to meet you. You can find information about ducks and geese, on their particular threads. :welcome
  3. N F C

    N F C you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It seems like there's always something new to learn about keep poultry so always feel free to ask questions...everyone is here to help each other out. You have a nice assortment of birds, if you'd like to share photos, we'd like to see them!

    Here's a link to the state threads if you'd like to chat with other members in your area:

    Thanks for joining us!
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Yes, just when you think you understand something, it turns on you. Happens daily around my place. :lol:

    Good luck with all your poultry projects and welcome to our roost! :)
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC. I predict a flock expansion in your near future.
  6. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Enabler Premium Member

    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  8. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Crossing the Road Premium Member

    Apr 1, 2017
    Madison, FL
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC!!
    So glad to have you here!!
    Thanks for sharing your story!!
    You have come to the right place.
    There are many people on here that are ready to help in anyway they can!
    The learning center also has alot of great information on it as well!
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams 5 Years

    G’Day from down under Bayou Henny :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flocks, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
  10. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC. Thankfully, there's always something to learn and BYC is a great resource for doing just that :)

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