New Member from Fruita, Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kaessa, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a new duck owner, quite by accident (our neighbors moved out and left 2 female mallards behind). I have had to scour the internet looking for advice on taking care of ducks and the one site that kept coming up with useful information was this one.

    Fast forward a few months, and I have decided I love ducks! I'm ordering 6 French Muscovy ducklings sometime in the next week or so... and I figured I'd better sign up because I'm going to be picking everyone's brain.

    Oh, and showing off my new babies!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about ducks (although I've had a few), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. Definitely post on our duck section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks, and take advantage of our duck experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your duckling order.
     
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  3. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    I wanted ducks also but settled for chicks only. Here is why. Don't have water source. Don't want separate winter quarters for ducks. Figure that mallards would fly away on me. But I still want them. Just not equipped to take care of them. WISHING YOU THE BEST

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  4. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'll make sure to hit up the duck forum. I'll take some pictures of my two girls (if I can get them to come out of hiding) and post them there.
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I also live in Colorado.

    Good luck with your ducks!
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock
     
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  7. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you decided to join us.
     
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  9. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    Good luck with your ducks!
     

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