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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by jchny2000, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. PeacefulWalls

    PeacefulWalls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's quite the collection of birds! Do your turkeys fly out of the fenced area? Where do they roost at night? Just curious what they do & need for fencing/shelter because, of course, turkeys are on the list of birds to try raising!
     
  2. PeacefulWalls

    PeacefulWalls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, John -- you seem to have lots of clever ideas [​IMG] What do you use for a waterer for your ducks? We're using a poultry waterer, but of course as soon as the ducks start using it after it's cleaned the water is dirty again. What do the rest of you with ducks do for their water? And if any of you have a duck coop we'd love to see pics. We're still trying to figure out what kind of permanent housing to do for them. Right now they're still in a barn stall and they really need something different that is permanently outside -- not just going outside for field trips to the kiddie swimming pools. Just not sure what to do given their issues of being messier than chickens, lots of water/splashing to deal with, whether to use solid flooring vs. hardware cloth for flooring, etc, etc......
     
  3. danand

    danand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Racin- great pics!! The babies sure have grown since we saw them.

    Goodb- welcome. Lots to read and see here!! You have a great mix of birds. And we love pics!!;)

    So I had an email from DH this morning when I got up. He's seen Ana article online about Greenfire Farms. They are selling an Asian chicken for &2500 and a pair for $5000. Now he knows I'm not the only chicken crazy one out there!!
     
  4. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    Anyone going to the White River poultry show at spencer Fair Grounds Saturday ??
     
  5. julie0477

    julie0477 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I can't show pics because its just a drawing right now, but on our project list is a duck house fashioned after the hobbit hole chicken coops. I'll post pics when we get there. We planned on using solid flooring with wood shavings. Right now they are in a dog crate at night and they don't seem to keep it too messy as long as I let them out early enough so I think the solid flooring will be ok. I was going to use garden fencing to make a little pen, but for the most part my ducks run around the yard. We have our little duck (baby) pool in the back yard under some trees.
     
  6. Kiniska

    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this in Southern Indiana? Looks like it might be close to me. Are you going? I am trying to figure out exactly where it is though and the net is being less than helpful. Any links?
     
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  7. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    Quote:
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    Anyone going to the White River poultry show at spencer Fair Grounds Saturday ??
    Yes we will be in there, My daughter shows in the Jr. Show..
    http://www.poultryshowcentral.com/White_River_Poultry_Club_Show.html
     
  8. julie0477

    julie0477 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie egg pipped this morning. Fortunately I'm working today so there is no chance I can screw anything up lol. Hopefully I have a tiny cute and fuzzy by tonight!
     
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  9. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    Yeh !!! Silkie chicks are so cute !![​IMG]
     
  10. julie0477

    julie0477 Chillin' With My Peeps

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