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Trading plants for birds? CA

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Nessy, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Nessy

    Nessy Out Of The Brooder

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    Sold my collection... thanks
     
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  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What types of birds would you be interested in besides teal ducks?


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  3. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    Man, I want to see your greenhouse!!!! Too bad I don't have any ducks.
     
  4. Nessy

    Nessy Out Of The Brooder

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    Teals are what I am really focusing on trying to get but if you have any ornamental waterfowl try me.

    Here in San Diego I grow all of these plants outdoors year round. Most of the orchids had originally come from a guy who grew them outside year round in Fresno, so they can take quite a beating from the cold and still snap back. Although as a general rule orchids don’t like going below 60 we get a few days out of the year when we drop below 40 and get some frost damage

    I have four Mandarins and one white mallard already, I am just trying to get something a little smaller.
     
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  5. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too bad you are down south. We are up above Sac and have some pullets and a few roos to find new homes for as we thin the flock down a little. I bet you have beautiful yard!! I sure would like to see pics.
     
  6. Nessy

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  7. dancesWchickens

    dancesWchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm in San Diego too (Mission Hills area) and I've got some pet roosters I need to find good homes for if you're interested. The 9 bantam ameraucana hen chicks I bought from Kahoots in April turned out to be straight run :)-/), and now I've got 5 roos. I love them - they are all hand raised, very tame and very beautiful - but 5 is too many for one yard! They run free and have done a stellar job of eliminating every snail, slug, and spiderweb. They don't bother established plants (I've got outdoor orchids too) except they love to eat grass. I would have had a wonderful black Indian runner duck to offer up until a couple of weeks ago, but sadly a raccoon got her. In any case, let me know if you are interested in a pet roo or two.
     
  8. Nessy

    Nessy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am just looking for ducks right now, I just recently rehomed all my Runners, I am only keeping the wild waterfowl now. Though for those in the area; I am having a plant sale this Saturday.
     
  9. kwynn's birds Alaska

    kwynn's birds Alaska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just to say, I have traded plants for birds before. You have a beautiful set up going on. To bad I live in alaska...[​IMG]
     

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