Hi Everyone! I just purchased 6 chickens and 6 ducks from my local Tractor Supply store 10 weeks ago. I am brand new to raising backyard chickens and ducks and could use all the advice I can get! I am getting so much enjoyment out of my new flock and hope to keep them happy and healthy. I thought that this seemed to be an excellent place to get advice from. I live in upstate New York where the weather can sometimes be challenging but we built a beautiful coop and secure run with a roof so they can be safe and dry. I'm so excited to raise these chicks and ducks!!