Hello from coastal Alabama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fairhopegal, May 27, 2012.

  1. fairhopegal

    fairhopegal Hatching

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    I am a little sad writing this. A few hours ago I was the proud "mama" to 3 ducks and 6 chickens but one of my babies just died about an hour after the dog caught her this evening. So, I now have 3 ducks- 1 runner and 2 Welsh Harlequins(4-5 weeks old), one 5 week old little black bantam (?) and 4 that I'm not sure of (probably 8-9 weeks old)....kind of thinking 3 are males....I will add pictures on another post to see if anyone can help me figure this out.

    So far, I STILL don't have my coop built but am hoping I will have something finished by tomorrow afternoon. We have 20 acres they can free range on though they stay fairly close to the house when not in their cages.

    I've been reading posts since I decided to have chickens. I got some from a hatching in my preschool class. I look forward to learning more from the much more experienced chicken/duck owners.
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2012
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    [​IMG]. Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome

    So sorry to hear about that. :hugs Best of luck from now on :)
    Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site. :D
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. I'm so sorry to hear that [​IMG]
     
  5. turkeyguy1

    turkeyguy1 Hatching

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    Welcome, sorry for the loss[​IMG]
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss.
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. So sorry, sometimes our other pets just don't understand they are not toys. Good luck with your coop. :thumbsup
     

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