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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wallaroo, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. wallaroo

    wallaroo Out Of The Brooder

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    hi folks!
    so sometime next year i'll be buying a home with my partner and our two best friends. our goal is at least two acres, and one of our first project will be setting up for some poultry. the area we are looking at allows up to 10 female ducks or chickens. my preference is ducks, and i'd ideally like to set up a duckponics system or divert their dirty swimming water to our plants. i'm thinking we may want to have both ducks and chickens though, the more i read about them the more they seem to fill different niches on a homestead. i've been around a lot of folks with backyard chickens, but no one with backyard ducks!
    anyway, i've been reading and learning a lot from y'all so far!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome BYC. I think you questions would best be posted on the "Duck thread." I have read about folks diverting the dirty water to garden plantings.
     
  3. wallaroo

    wallaroo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Drumstrick Diva!
    Thanks. I actually don't have any questions. I've done a ton of research already and have some ideas/plans, but until we actually have a physical space, I can only plan so much! I hope I didn't make it sound like I was trying to ask a question in my introduction, just trying to say hi and let y'all know what my interests were.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us.

    Good luck with your plans.
     
  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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