Hello from Littleton Co

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by foothillsco, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. foothillsco

    foothillsco Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2014
    Hi everyone.

    This is a great place for information. Lots of great stuff and very friendly people.

    I'll try to be a good contributor here.

    My 4 year old daughter's favorite thing in the world is visiting her cousins in the country and gathering eggs. She loves to hold the chickens and ducks and move them around.

    I'm like any dad and want to do whatever I can to help her have a happy and healthy life. I think this is one of the ways I can do that.

    I started building a coop for 4 ducks before I realized I don't know very much about this which brought me to here.

    I have built a 8' long, A-frame and I'm still mulling over the housing and feeding design elements of this.

    I have a superstar niece in a town outside Sterling who is helping me with advise.
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright and [​IMG] great to have you onboard [​IMG]

    gander007 [​IMG]
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG] the Learning Center is a great place to start. The various forums will help you out also, coops, feeding, predator proofing etc. For more info on ducks go to the "Other backyard poultry " forum above - it included ducks, geese, quail, guineas, etc. etc. Duck needs are slightly different than chickens- they are a lot messier with water & poo.
  4. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    You should be able to find the information you need here. Welcome to BYC!
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    [​IMG] to BYC!

    Good luck in all your poultry adventures and enjoy BYC!
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC!
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC - good luck with your poultry project.

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