Newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by maristone, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. maristone

    maristone Hatching

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    Hello everyone,
    I don't have any chickens as of yet but I am caring for a duck right now. His name is Shemp and he was passed over to us from someone that found him abandoned. I've been checking out this site for a little while and thought it would be nice to actually join and chat with everyone. I'm currently saving up some money to move to a bigger place and hopefully that will include chickens as well as ducks.
    Thanks! :)
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2012

  2. kestrelcliff

    kestrelcliff Hatching

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    Hi Maristone,
    I'm a new member myself and we have a few Runner ducks at our yard that drive us crazy. Love em to bits but I'm forever tripping over them as they follow me around. The wood duck is certainly lovely looking.
    Might be an idea to get him a female friend or two. If you can find someone selling this breed then they could give you (hopefully) all the info you need. I know they are flighty and escape often but I have that with our OEG birds and spend many a rainy night chasing them round the yard as I can't go home due to our resident foxes.
    Good luck and welcome to the crazy world of chickens and ducks : )
     
  3. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and greetings from Kentucky!


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  4. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Songster

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    greetings from the toilet! or [​IMG]
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, maristone, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! Best of luck with Shemp!
     

  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Try checking out the Ornamental Fowl section. I know there are several members there that own wood ducks. Good luck with Shemp :thumbsup
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. We have a Duck section and an Ornamental Fowl section. Try them both. Good luck. :thumbsup
     

  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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