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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tnd5, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. tnd5

    tnd5 Out Of The Brooder

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    While I do not have chickens, I do have ducks and guineas, and have been frequenting the duck form. I raised Muscovys free range for about 10 years, but sold them all and have decided to go with Blue Runner ducks. I have 2 drakes and 8 ducks, about 1 week old. They are in a brooder in my garage. I know they are different than Muscovys, as in they don't fly and are smaller. I have read and studied and researched, but would really like a "hands on" opinion.

    I am in the Columbia, SC area. I am used to having ducklings in the summer time, and not real sure about when I can transition these babies into an outside enclosure with shelter. I have an idea, but would really like confirmation.

    Also, is it possible to pen the ducklings with 4 adult guineas in their night pen? Would the guineas pick on them? They would have their own run during the day for a while.

    Thank you in advance for any and all advice.

    Donna
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    I would recommend posting your duck and guinea questions in the Ducks section of the forum, or the Guinea section of the forum. Members there should be able to help.

    Good luck with your birds!
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  4. tnd5

    tnd5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I will do that. Thank you for the welcome!
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Donna
    Glad you could join the flock! I hope you find all the answers to your questions over in the duck and guinea section of the forum. I am sure you will with all the experts there.

    Hope you enjoy BYC :frow
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'd definitely post in the Ducks and Guinea Fowl section. Good luck with your flock, and I hope you can find the answers to your questions!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Defiantly check out the links provided by Two Crows.

    Nice to meet you!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Love your avatar, is that your dog? Glad you joined the BYC flock.
     

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