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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Wenona Hensley, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. Wenona Hensley

    Wenona Hensley New Egg

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    I have had R.I.R hens for years. For the eggs. A couple of years ago, 2013, we added Mallards into the mix. My loves. Let them breed and hatch out their own the first year(Spring 2014). Then last year (2015) I bought a couple of incubators to hatch out more than the previous year. Last year, my 4 yr old son wanted his own chickens, so we got 2 Barred Plymoth Rock chics. Turned out to be 1 hen and 1 rooster. Well the rooster has since breeded with all of the hens and now we have another brooder to build. I have more eggs for the incubators this year. Not just the mallards but now chickens too. Love all the babies. I love my mallards and they are what got me into breeding. Didnt expect to love those baby chickens just as much. Too cute!!!![​IMG]
    First 3 Mallard hatchlings Spring 2014
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - as you have discovered this whole adventure is addictive. Good luck with your birds.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens. You may also like to post on the "duck thread."
     
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    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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