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My first ducklings

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CristyT, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. CristyT

    CristyT Out Of The Brooder

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    My husband and I are parents of 6 children between ages of 6 and 12. Our children have been home school for 2 years now so we trying to make our home more of a natural learning area. We have 3 German shepherds in our back yard and a very playful 6 month old kitten in our home. Today we purchased two precious ducklings which we are going to raise into house ducks. I have done lots of research on how to raise my ducks in my home. I am hoping this is another place for good information. Thank you in advance for your patience with me and my possible dumb questions :)
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and [​IMG] - great to have you onboard. I'm sure your children must be thrilled with your new arrivals!

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken / duck keepers - loads of info on anything duck. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread (just type your state in the search box) will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC. There's no such thing as a "dumb" question so don't hesitate to ask.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. I'm not really familiar with ducks. But congratulations!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please supervise the dogs and playful kitty - interactions with ducklings or chicks usually end up with dead birds.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    It's nice to have you here!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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