Chickens and Ducks!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ourflock14and, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. ourflock14and

    ourflock14and New Egg

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    [​IMG]Hey All! Love you already! I have found soooo much great info here! I am on this amazing adventure, started months ago when I created our coop, then our awesome friend gave us 2 Bantys, a rooster and a hen, that's them in our avatar... Now we have them, 4 beautiful hens, all different breeds and a turkey doing great. I have two baby turkeys and two baby chicks and three baby ducks getting ready to join in the warm sunroom...I had four ducklings, and yesterday the mallard passed, it happened so fast, he seemed fine and then the next morning he was sluggish and died...WOW! That was painful. I am still on the fence as to the answer if I should let them take a swim or not...Lots of mixed opinions here. They are a week old. I am very grateful this site is here! I will share more [​IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Best of luck to you and your mixed flock!!!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Ducks just LOVE to swim - it a great joyous part of their lives

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  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you have the ducklings swim in a little pool make sure there is a ramp for them to get in and out - even duck babies can drown.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    My Coop
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  8. ourflock14and

    ourflock14and New Egg

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    Have been away cause I have been setting up everything....Wow all is well, I will put pics and I hope I can put videos! The ducks Love their pond area [​IMG]
     

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