I've officially taken the plunge : )

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FLMomRN, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. FLMomRN

    FLMomRN Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi from sunny Florida! (Well, right now I suppose I should say "horribly rainy" Florida, which is typical for my days off lately).

    About 6 months ago we acquired a few pet rabbits. Somehow while researching how to care for them I ended up deciding I wanted ducks. I must have came across info from people who had both and they sucked me in. After reading posts here for quite a while, I now have a dozen Muscovy eggs in a Hovabator 1588.

    I hadn't planned on having chickens, but since patience isn't one of my stronger suits, 2 weeks into the ducks incubating I decided I couldn't wait 3 more weeks and went and bought 2 baby chicks (after reading too much here again of course). They are currently in an old playpen that we turned into a makeshift brooder (another idea I got from here of course).

    I started on a pen for the ducks a few weeks ago which will be 10x18. So now here I am reading some more, trying to figure out how to best use the area to accommodate the 2 chickens and 3-4 female ducks (that's all we plan to keep from the eggs, if I am lucky enough to even get that).

    Anyway, I feel like I've been lurking here for months now and have read thousands of posts but I figured it was time I officially said hello. I also just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has taken their time to share their information and experiences here. I'd certainly be very lost without you all!

    ~Cammie
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Cammie, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Happy you have found BYC beneficial! Best of luck with your various critters and have fun!
     
  3. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Kentucky![​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. belwelch

    belwelch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from Kentucky
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Cammie, welcome to the world of poultry raising and to BYC.
     

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