Hi! My name is Lexie, and me and my family keep chickens and ducks and have done for around four years now. I decided to join this forum after some posts helped me with a few sickly fowls, and I wanted to be able to access help easier and also see if I can help some people as well! We have about 20 chickens currently, and the breeds are: Rhode Island Red, Welsummers, Burford (sp?) Browns, Silver Laced Wyandotte Bantams, a range of Pekin Bantams, and one Lavender Frizzle. (who we aptly named Frizzle) We also have around 20 ducks: Khaki Campbells, Cayugas, Aylesburys, and one Magpie. I absolutely LOOOOVEE chickens and ducks, they are so loving and some are like family. We breed them when we can, and my avatar is a Khaki Campbell we bred called Taylor. She thought I was her mother - so much cuteness! If anyone can give me any hints/tips on starting out here, I would appreciate it It's very nice to meet you all!