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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CityChicker, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. CityChicker

    CityChicker Songster

    Mar 21, 2009
    I am so excited to find this group! I have raised a number of different types of birds, but duckies have always been my favorites. I had to sell off most of my birds a couple of years ago when my husband and I moved. We are adding a bunch of new birds this year though.

    In the past, we have had Mallards, Runners, Anconas, Black East Indies, Australian Spotteds, and Mini Appleyards. I think for now we are going to focus on the bantam breeds due to space constraints and we have a couple different breeds coming. I will have to post pics of my new babies when they get here!

  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

  5. wolfie

    wolfie Songster

    Mar 2, 2009
    Fort Worth
    [​IMG] from TX
  6. elliemay0305

    elliemay0305 Songster

    Dec 27, 2008
    [​IMG] i love ducks to!! i had fox get all of mine but 1 so i got some new babies but out of 25 im down to 5 or 6!! i dont know why but baby ducks seems hard to raise! for me anyway. good luck with all your new babies!
  7. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    [​IMG] from CT [​IMG]

  8. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Hi there! Welcome from western Kentucky! I've been thinking about a pair or two of ducks; I love the look of the plain ol' white Pekins, but there are lots of others that catch my eye, too. Which ones would be good to try to integrate with 4 guineas, 20 hens, 2 roos, 4 Silkie hens, 1 Silkie roo, 1 OEGB bantam bbred roo, 2 OEGB bantam bbred girls, and 4 bantam frizzle cochin roos (actually 5, but one lives in the house at least for a while b/c he is extremely pigeon toed and isn't fast enough to avoid the guineas and a couple of the big guys who seem determined to beat the snot out of him... [​IMG] ) Any duckie recommendations? What about call ducks (I've heard they can fly very well, and I do let mine free range on days when I'm home)? What about the mini appleyards? or maybe one pair of standards and one pair of runners? any suggestions?
  9. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  10. Texgran

    Texgran Chirping

    Feb 6, 2009
    Aubrey, Texas
    Welcome from Texas!
    As you already know, you have found a new home. This site and all the folks are just awesome.
    Your feathered friends will appreciate it as well.

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