Determined to be a duck Mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PetsR4Me, May 3, 2017.

  1. PetsR4Me

    PetsR4Me Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello!
    I'm glad to be here on BYC. I am looking into getting a small flock of ducks for pest control in my garden. I have been doing a lot of research and I am working on getting my yard prepared for my new companions. Getting ready to start a coop and I'm interested in suggestions. I would like to build a coop where I can easily collect manure for composting. Good input is appreciated!! So glad to be here and hope to get involved with the poultry world :)
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome! Feel free to ask any and all questions!
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. You'll get the best help and advice on anything duck from peeps in this forum - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224


    All the best
    CT
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under PetsR4Me [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some good starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    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 ducks when they arrive, 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 [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Collecting duck poo may not be easy. They seem to exist only to splatter walls, ceilings, windows and anything near them with their poo.[​IMG]
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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