Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bndck316, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. bndck316

    bndck316 Just Hatched

    Sep 30, 2016
    Hello, I am Donna from Arkansas and a new to raising chickens, turkeys and ducks but I am learning and loving my babies.
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Donna, and :welcome. Great to have you aboard! Wow! You jumped in feet first with 3 poultry varieties! As a newbie a great place to get some great knowledge is the Learning Center here It is loaded with articles about various aspects of poultry care and management and it also has an 'other' poultry section for your ducks and turkeys. There are also dedicated forums for the other poultry species here where you can post question, etc. Finally, if you'd like to chat with fellow Arkies you can locate the AR thread in this forum
    Best wishes and have fun with your flock! :)
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Redsoxs has given you excellent links so I will just say - thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens.
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
  6. 1cock2hens

    1cock2hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to byc my southern neighbor ^_^
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there and welcome to Backyard chickens! Redsox did such a great job on his post there is nothing else to say, so hello and good luck! :weee
  8. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
  9. bndck316

    bndck316 Just Hatched

    Sep 30, 2016
    well it was by accident that I got the turkeys but I love them they are so sweet. I have 2 Royal Palms and one Blue Steel and their names are Romeo & Juliet and Captain Jack. I have 3 pekin ducks and 6 grown chickens and 7 baby chicks. I also have 4 miniature Hereford cows and 2 baby calves and 4 Goats. I am struggling to keep Captain Jack alive because the neighbors dog got him and he has a hole in his neck and water and food comes out and I have tried everything short of sewing it up myself. I have even tried super glue and that has allowed him to drink and eat without it coming out. Where I live they don't have vets that take care of chickens and turkeys and everyone is telling me to just wring his neck :( I can't and won't. I love my babies.
  10. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Wild, Wild West
    Hi and [​IMG]! We are glad you joined the flock! :)

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