Hi New introduction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MikkeyP, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. MikkeyP

    MikkeyP Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I'm new to this forum. My girls and I have been raising ducks for the last two years. They take them to the fair, etc. My daughter just bought some Mandarin ducks. one pair. Thus far, we raise Silver Appleyards, miniature silver appleyards, spotted australian bantams, and rhouns. We had a few pekins we gave away, and a couple of muscovy we butchered, and a few Indian Runners, but the fox got them. We let them free range during the day and they are locked up in kennels at night. Starting last week, they don't get let out anymore because the days are too short and often its too late when we go to put them back in. They go back in their kennels by themselves, but I'm afraid we'll get there too late. We had some trouble with racoons and finally got that problem solved. Live-trapped them and took them far away.
    Anyway, we are looking to raise some turkeys and chickens next year also.
    I look forward to reading and getting tips.
    Mikkey
     
  2. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    Hey!! And, [​IMG]

    Be careful, this place is addicting! [​IMG]
     
  3. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and Welcome!! Post some pics of your ducks... [​IMG]
     
  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    Welcome to the site, I must say be prepared it is addictive [​IMG]

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    wendy
     
  5. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    [​IMG] We are glad to have you! I just LOVe appleyard ducks! So pretty!!!!
     
  6. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] You will love it here!!
     
  7. Bex

    Bex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto to everyone else, BYC is addicting!
     
  8. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    Welcome to BYC! PLease post pics of your ducks, they sound beautiful.
     
  9. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    Hello and Welcome!
    Ducks are the Greatest!
    Tina/tfpets
     
  10. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    And a very warm warm welcome from me - across the pond...addiction now begins.....
     

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