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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mike harrington, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. mike harrington

    mike harrington Out Of The Brooder

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    Just joined a few minutes ago after searching through the site for months for advice.
    Just got our first flock just about 2 months ago 3 black Australorps, 3 reds, 1 khaki campbell, and 1 blue swedish. Now that they've gotten bigger I have a feeling that 2 of the Austs are Roos. The ducks and the chickens are kept in the same fun but are housed separate.

    Pictures of the Coop and Run will come later once I get home to take some. Any advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A flock may be in a bit of stress from two roosters plus they roosters will fight for dominance. Glad you joined BYC.
     
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    mike harrington Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks they are still young. around 2 months. I will post pictures later of the ones in question once I get time.
     
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    mike harrington Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are the Photos I have of my flock with early pictures of the coop and run. The ducks I have in a large dog crate over night with a tarp on top to keep water from getting in while its raining.
     

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  5. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks cold. I have a question I have never had ducks, what is the purpose in getting ducks
     
  6. mike harrington

    mike harrington Out Of The Brooder

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    It was cold at the time because it was early march before I got them all. Ducks eggs from what I've read are larger than chicken eggs and are better to bake with, plus the most main reason I got ducks is because the wife and the kids wanted them
     
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    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh that's funny I've just heard they back wash in the water a lot so it makes it dirty.
     
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    mike harrington Out Of The Brooder

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    oh yeah they make a mess out of everything I put in a pool for them, not in any picture yet but the water container i have doesnt allow them to get in and make that big of a mess
     
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    vachick15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
     
  10. SiriusChicken

    SiriusChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! Welcome! I look forward to your pictures. :)
     

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