Burgeoning poultry lover in Oregon w/ a question :D

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mklogan, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. mklogan

    mklogan In the Brooder

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    Hello all! We got our first pair of hens (Plymouth Barred Rocks) last summer from a friend who was downsizing, along with her chicken tractor and bunch of other goodies. We love getting almost a dozen fresh eggs year-round.

    We then added a duck in fall 2017 that came free to us from a neighbor. We're not sure what breed he is (see below in case you can help ID!). We hope to add a couple hens of the same breed and our daughter can't wait to get ducklings. :D We're hoping to add a couple turkeys this year also for meat.

    We've learned a lot from this site. Thanks to everyone who contributes. See you on the forums!

    Am I an Ancona?
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Reading. Must read more. Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to Backyardchickens.com aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.
    I don't have a clue what kid of duck you have but it sure is cute.

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  3. chickenluver10

    chickenluver10 Chirping

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    That would be a good guess, he looks like it. Probably Ancona or Ancona mix??
     
  4. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome mklogan! Great to have you here at BYC!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. Maybe posting your pic here will help -
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  6. mklogan

    mklogan In the Brooder

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    Thanks all for the warm welcome!

    I am diving into the ducks threads now and will post there.
     
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  7. thudson

    thudson Songster

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    :welcome Hello and welcome to our flock. I am glad to see you. Pull up a chair and stay a while. I am sure one of our members can help you I.D the duck. My best guess is Ancona, but I am by no means an expert.
     
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  8. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! Your girls are lovely :)
    Edit: Oops! Girls and boy!
     
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  9. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    :welcome

    Cute duck, whatever breed!

    If you would like to chat with other members in OR, you can find your state thread with this link:Oregon

    Best of luck with all your plans!
     
  10. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC! Looks Ancona-ish to me.
     

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