Hi all from South Carolina

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by old dixie, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. old dixie

    old dixie In the Brooder

    Feb 9, 2017
    South Carolina
    Got my ducks from Mtzer Farms last summer. I've had some great success and fun. I built them a house when they were ducklings. They stayed safe in the pen/house til I moved them to a lake house in the fall. I built a floating platform and put the house on top, floating about 20' pod of the bank. They didn't care for the house at that point but enjoyed the freedom of the lake. So I kept a feeder in the house with their favorite food and eventually they started visiting the house a few times per day.
    They still don't "sleep" in the house, but they do lay eggs in it! How cool is that!

  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Welcome to BYC!

    Wow, that sounds really neat! You might enjoy the Ducks forum we have here, lots of great duck people there.

    Great to have you with us!
  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Howdy, howdy, and welcome to BYC! I am so glad you decided to join the community, please do make yourself at home here! I am sure you will enjoy it, and I hope you love it here as much as I have! :frow

  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under old dixie [​IMG] Welcome!

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Glad you're enjoying your ducks! What breed do you have?
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, old dixie, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Sounds like you are really enjoying your ducks! They are a lot of fun! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]

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