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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gigl203, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. Gigl203

    Gigl203 In the Brooder

    Jul 24, 2014
    Hello! I'm a novice from Illinois. We have our first flock of Rhode Island Reds (10), Orphingtons(9), Pekins(18) & Guineas(5). I love my chickens to no end, and I'm slowly learning to love the ducks. They are way more flighty than I knew, but the hubs loves them. My guineas have been here for a whole week, my father-in-law has had them for years & decided to buy some for me at the local 4-H fair. I fell in love with those archaic looking birds the first time I saw them 5 years ago. I've been using this site for help since before we got our chicks in early February. I've gotten tons of great info and I'm more grateful everyday that I stumbled across such a great forum.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC, we're glad you found us. BYC has threads for ducks, geese, guineas, etc in the "Other Backyard Poultry" forum. The Learning Center contains a wealth of information as well.
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. You have some good, hardy, dependable breeds in your flock. I love the calm, gentle temperament of the Buff Orpingtons, and for that reason, keep some in my flock. I don't know much about Guineas or Ducks (although I've have a few ducks), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. If you have any questions about either of these birds, our members in our Guinea and Duck sections at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/45/guinea-fowl and https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks should be able to answer your questions. Good luck with your flock.
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
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