"New Member Introduction"

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BrotherColonel, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. BrotherColonel

    BrotherColonel Hatching

    Feb 20, 2017

    Monday, 20 February 2017

    Good morning:

    I stumbled onto this site looking for a place to obtain Muscovy ducks that I used to raise in Greenville, NC, in 2005. At the beginning of this year we moved to Monticello, Arkansas, when my wife accepted an offer of tenured professor of agriculture and chancellor. I am a retired air force officer whose hobbies in the past have been making bow ties as well as raising Purple Martins and Muscovy ducks, including two Chinese Geese..

    My sewing room is about set up and I am about ready to begin making bow ties. And last spring I had a Martin Colony built and installed albeit a bit too late to attract Purple Martins last a year. Hopefully they will inhabit the colony within the next few weeks even though it has normally taken me two years for Scouts to arrive. In addition, I have discovered nearby lakes and ponds into which I have been thinking about introducing mature Muscovy ducks -- assuming I can do so legally?

    So my questions have to do with determining the closest breeders from whom I might purchase Muscovy ducks and the legality of doing so.

    Any advice from members would be welcome. Thank you.

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Crowing

    :welcome Glad you joined us! :)
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hi there, and welcome to the forum! I'm so glad you joined BYC, please make yourself at home here, and enjoy all the chickeny folks! :frow

  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Thank you sincerely, for your time in service. So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]

  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    I hope the folks on the Duck Forum are able to help you out.

    I also 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. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Good luck finding the birds you want!

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