Hi all from South Carolina

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

  1. old dixie

    old dixie Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chicken Obsessed

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    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

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    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

    ~Cuz
     
  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 dem crazy bones Premium Member

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

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    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

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    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
     

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