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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sbw05310, May 7, 2016.

  1. Sbw05310

    Sbw05310 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I'm a total newbe to chickens and the duck world! I was wondering If i get two ducks, a Pekin and a Cayuga if they will get along together! I am curious to see what people think are the friendliest breeds! Can ducks and chickens live together and get along?
     
  2. woodshen

    woodshen New Egg

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    My chickens and ducks get along but they were raised together. Also, my parents would buy ducks of varying breeds and they seemed to get along great. Good luck! I'm new to this site as well!
     
  3. lclark

    lclark 20 acres bliss

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    HI there! Welcome to BYC! I have 2 pekin ducks, 6 buff orpingtons and 2 barred rocks. My chickens are in a separate coop from the ducks per personal choice. The pekins are very friendly! If you get ducklings be prepared for mess, mess, mess...and stinky haha. Your babies, whether chicks or ducks will need a brood box. I'll be more than happy to answer any questions you have [​IMG] Feel free to send a private message to me with questions or feel free to hop on any of our forums. Again, welcome and enjoy the feathered friends!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to check out the duck thread for more information. I think they can free range together but, if ducks and chickens share a coop - ducks like to splash and make a mess, chickens can get chilled if wet. Better if they have their own coops to come back to.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. Sbw05310

    Sbw05310 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello :)
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  8. 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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