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Considering adding some buff orpingtons

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Wilectric, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. Wilectric

    Wilectric New Egg

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    Hey BYC users I'm considering adding buff orpingtons but there is one obstacle I have 10 Indian runner ducks does this sound ok or should I wait until I can build another pen?:barnie
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. LeviS

    LeviS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! It depends on how big the pen is that the ducks are in. It would probably be best to give the hens their own coop,as ducks tend to make a mess in the coop.....and you have a fair amount of them :)
     
  4. LeviS

    LeviS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you are talking buff ducks.....
     
  5. Wilectric

    Wilectric New Egg

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    Thanks a lot guys I really am happy to be here. But the enclosure is 10ft x 10ft pen with a lot of elevations and perches:lol:
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. In a pen type situation, I think it is better to separate ducks and chickens - JMO.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  8. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC!
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I vote for separate quarters for the ducks and chickens.
     
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  10. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Always [​IMG] great to have ya here with us [​IMG]



    I would make another coop [​IMG]
     
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