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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by feyhope, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. feyhope

    feyhope In the Brooder

    Mar 9, 2017
    I bought 4 Pekin and 2 Khaki Campbells.
    I bought the Pekin first and the a week later the Campbell, I really hope they catch up in size even though there is one Pekin that is very protective of the little ones.
    I also raise show dogs, Coton De Tuléar, I am hoping that I can train the dogs to be nice to the ducks.
    So in my posts you will probably find a lot of dog paraphernalia being used for the duck habitat.
    My greatest concerns right now are smell, keeping things dry, and keeping the water as clean as possible.
    There are too many water borne illness for dogs that allow me peace of mind with 'dark' water.
    Oh and automating stuff! That will be important too, since I sometimes have to go to 5 day shows in other states.

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Songster

    Mar 23, 2016
    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover!
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, feyhope, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Looks like CTKen gave you some great links so I'll just say best wishes, good luck, and thanks for joining BYC!!
  5. SplinteredSun

    SplinteredSun Hatching

    Mar 4, 2017
    Which end of the state are you in? We are in Delaware also! We have had chickens for a while but are also new to adding ducks this spring.
  6. micah wotring

    micah wotring Crowing

    Apr 6, 2015
    WV boy here!
    This is THE place to be for anything and everything poultry related!

    Great to have ya here!

    Make it a great day!

  7. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hope you enjoy the ducklings!

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Great another dog person.!! We have many breeders, handlers, field trialers, agility & obedience folks, those with search & rescue dogs even some judges on BYC that also happen to have chickens, or ducks, or geese, or guineas etc. I used to breed & show Cockers from late 60's to 1980., wrote for dog magazines, had a grooming shop and also worked for a handler.

    BTW [​IMG]. Hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already been given some good advice and starting points, I will just wish you 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.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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