Hello from New Hampshire

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by clover girl, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. clover girl

    clover girl Chirping

    Apr 1, 2016
    New Hampshire
    Well, actually I joined over a year ago and have just now gotten around to introducing myself.

    I am in New Hampshire and I have ducks. One of my coworkers predicted I was going to become a collector. I am trying to avoid that. However, these are the ducks I currently have:

    5 Rouen
    5 Blue Swedish
    2 Black Swedish
    2 Buff Orpington
    5 Welsh Harlequin
    4 Golden 300
    2 runners (one buff and white and one blue)
    1 Muscovy
    1 Silver Appleyard
    1 Saxony
    5 Grey call
    4 pastel call
    2 white call
    3 penciled/grey pied call
    6 black call
    1 black bibbed call
    1 black magpie call
    2 mixed call (brown and white; possible snowy/white mix)

    As you can see, there are still many kinds I don't have. So, I am avoiding the "collector" title (in my mind). But, she and my husband don't see it the way I do. ;)

    (I will add that my coworker is the one who introduced me to BYC. She has chickens but is limited to the amount she owns because she lives in city limits.)

    I do have a general question:

    How long, on average, has it taken you to get farm insurance?

  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Welcome to BYC! Or posting on BYC anyway. :p I'm glad you finally decided to contribute here! :D

    I love your breeds and colors! If you haven't already you'll quickly find that we are all enablers here. You're not a collector...just someone who appreciates variety. ;)

    Sorry I can't answer your question. Hopefully someone else who knows better will be able to help you out with that soon.
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  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Hello, and welcome to BYC -- what a lovely flock you have built yourself. So very glad you're here.
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  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Got my Puppy

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Welcome back, or just welcome. You have lots of ducks, that's okay, I have lots of chickens.

    Are you having troubles finding farm insurance? We use American Family, no troubles getting coverage right away.
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Your friend is just jealous. I don't think you have many ducks at all. If you run out of breeds you may want to consider, geese and swans. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
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  6. clover girl

    clover girl Chirping

    Apr 1, 2016
    New Hampshire

    thank you!

    I tried searching my question and I am either doing in correctly or it hasn't been asked. I'll have to start a new thread I guess :)
  7. clover girl

    clover girl Chirping

    Apr 1, 2016
    New Hampshire
    No, I don't think so. BUT, I asked an agent for it in March and I still don't have a quote. She keeps telling me she is working on it. To me, it has been a long time to be working on it.
  8. clover girl

    clover girl Chirping

    Apr 1, 2016
    New Hampshire

    I agree, she is!

    I love black swans........and geese, and turkeys and......well birds ;)

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