New Chic On The Block

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nevans20, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. nevans20

    nevans20 Just Hatched

    Nov 30, 2016
    Hey all! My name is Nikki and I joined BYC yesterday under what it seems like emergency circumstances for my first batch of ducklings I'm trying to hatch. Not too happy about that.

    Anyways this is the introduction section so I'll stick to the topic at hand. I'm 23 and a recent graduate of Florida A&M University. I graduated with a bachelors of science in agriculture under an animal science major. Currently, I work for a guy and manage his private farm that has all types of animals running around. Some of which include a flock of 41 birds. Breeds include Orpingtons, Plymouth Rocks, Australorps, Rhode Island Reds, and some other breed I have yet to figure out(im gonna be posting in the 'what breed is this' section soon). We also have 3 Pekin ducks running around with them too.

    Now, everything I know about poultry pretty much comes from online and especially this site here. My school at the time of me being there had cut out the poultry program due to funding issues so I didn't get to learn much about them except for their reproduction system. Luckily, I have BYC for all my chicken and duck knowledge needs. So, I'm excited to be here and feel very comfortable at the wealth of knowlede this site has to offer. I'm glad for everyone here and their activity that keeps this site up to date and current. Doesn't seem like it takes long for others to respond to your questions either which is also pretty cool.

    On a side note, anyone with extensive duck egg incubating experience please drop me a line. I got a situation over here and I'm a duck incubating virgin. LOL
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you joined us, I do hope you will make yourself at home here. Enjoy BYC! I hope you get some answers about your new hatchlings! :fl
  3. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

    May 22, 2013
    Serving Jesus
    My Coop
    Hi and [​IMG] I am glad you joined us Nikki! Yes, you are sure to find lots of helpful info here on BYC! I don't know anything about ducks, but folks in the Duck forum are sure to! (
    I hope you enjoy your time on BYC, best wishes! [​IMG]
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Nikki, it's nice to have you join us! Sounds like you have a good place to learn "everything chicken" with the place you are working.

    I haven't had any 1st hand duck experience but maybe one of the other greeters that comes along can help you out.

    Good luck!
  5. nevans20

    nevans20 Just Hatched

    Nov 30, 2016
    Thanks guys!
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  7. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2016
    Welcome to BYC!!!
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock. For duck specific questions it would be better if you posted on the "duck thread." Just put that in the search box and it will come up for you.

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