Newbie from NC checking in!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GoingQuackers, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. GoingQuackers

    GoingQuackers Out Of The Brooder

    OK, so I'll admit I've been lurking for quite a while here, so I figured it wasn't very polite of me to continue to do so. When I google anything about ducks, I usually end up here anyway!

    So as you can guess, I'm mainly a duck enthusiast. I was at a feed store about 18 months ago looking for supplies for one of my children's science project and while admiring the new shipment of ducklings that had just arrived, the salesman posed the qustion that would change the course of my personal history..."do you want to take one home for free?" I grabbed up a mallard & she quickly stole my heart! In the course of 18 months I have also had a turkey, 3 more male mallards rescued from the confines of a 4'x4' pen, and now I am proud mama to 9 mallard ducklings that are 2 weeks old. I incubated them, and I quickly learned that the hatch is a harrowing experience. We are also considering some chickens, but that will come later.

    In addition to being a mama duck, I am also a wife of 14 years, a mama to 3 humans ages 13, 12, and 9, and an unemployed college student.

    Looking forward to fun times at BYC!
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    Tons of folks from NC here, including me up in the northwest corner. You're gonna love it here.
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

    Aug 26, 2011
    Hello and :welcome
    There are a lot of duck people on BYC. I like ducks too, although I don't have them anymore. It's sort of impossible living with such a small garden. :p Anyway, I hope you enjoy the forum and settle right in!
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    [​IMG]. Can't wait to see you in the duck section [​IMG]
  5. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  9. GoingQuackers

    GoingQuackers Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you all for being so welcoming. Looking forward to interacting with with all you BYC folks!
  10. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer


BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by