Thank you, everybody!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by flyer314, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. flyer314

    flyer314 New Egg

    Sep 23, 2015
    Hi! We have owned our ducks for 3 months now and I never could have done it without "BYC". ;) We had a terrible time with a fox who ran off with our Khaki, but our 2 golden 300's survived. They were injured and stunned. We bought them two therapy ducks, a pekin and a cayuga. Well, the pekin turned out to be a boy, so we may be hatching some chicks soon. Will that work? We are VERY new to this whole thing. It has been like Christmas morning around here for the past two weeks since our Goldens started laying. Still waiting on our cayuga to join the party. Now we know why the pekin's not laying. Ha! Thank you all for the valuable information! BYC is our go-to for all of our duck needs.

    ** "muscovy" is actually a pekin. Not sure what I was thinking. :)
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2015
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm sorry to read about your troubles with the fox :hugs I had the same problem once and it was just awful. I'm pleased that things are now better. I'm afraid I'm not a duck person but im sure the duck keepers over in the duck section will be able to help you with any questions. Here is the link ~

    Wishing you the very best of luck in the future.
    Enjoy BYC :frow
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So sorry about the fox issues! Predators are just awful!

    Definitely stop by our Ducks section for more help. Yorkshire Coop has left you with the link.

    Good luck and we do welcome you to our flock!
  4. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    I've never raised ducks (I'm a chicken person) but they do look like fun and the ducklings are the cutest. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss...that's just something you never get used to.

    Yorkshire coop has given you the duck forum so I just wanted to say "hi".

    Nice to have you here!
  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    By all means Welcome to Backyard chickens, very glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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