Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MommaDuckB, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. MommaDuckB

    MommaDuckB Just Hatched

    Mar 6, 2017
    Browns Mills, NJ
    Good Morning!! Name is Michelle and I live in NJ with my husband Ron, 2 year old Daughter and 3 dogs. We just recently aquired 4 ducklings (originally we were going to do 2, but the shop had a rule of buy a minimum of 3...since there was 4, the shop gave us the 4th at a discount). We have them set up in a nice little (roomy guinea/rabbit) cage with a heat lamp, ample water and food.

    I've bonded with one of the ducklings who I've named "Mo" because he/she has a bit of a mohawk. It's adorable. He/she follows me around and loves being pet/held. The other 3 follow us around but are a tiny bit skiddish with being held. I'm sure over time, they'll enjoy being pet/held.

    Wanted to say HI! Hope to get a lot of use out of this forum. Thanks for having me!!


  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Michelle, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Ducks are so fun!! Here are a couple links you might find useful:
    The Ducks Forum is where you can post questions about quackers:
    And here are some great duck raising articles:
    Finally, if you'd like to chat with fellow Garden State poultry enthusiasts, find the NJ thread in this link:
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Hi, Michelle, and welcome to BYC!!
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Michelle and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us.
  5. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Michelle, it's nice to have you here!
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already received some links to good starting points from redsoxs I will just wish you and your ducklings all the best.

    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]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Michelle. I think Mo is extra special, hope she/he stays that way.. I think as a whole ,ducks are not programmed to be cuddly.

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