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What an eggcellent place I've come across!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Brittny, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. Brittny

    Brittny Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello from Northern Indiana! I'm a very new very excited mommy to two adorable Khaki Campbell ducklings (fingers crossed that they both are girls) and 10 chickens:
    4 Silkies, 2 Bantams, 1 Rhode Island Red (Pullet), 1 ISA Brown(Pullet), 1 Black Australorp and 1 Black Sex Link!! :jumpy Only two are pullets so I'm super excited to find out what sex the rest are!! This is my 1st go at having a backyard flock. I've done quite a bit of web surfing for info and tips which led me here!! :bow :bow :bow
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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Awww....your babies are just adorable! Your ducklings will need water soon so they can clean out their nostrils. Very important with ducks and ducklings. But they will make a huge mess of the brooder for the chicken chicks. So pretty soon you will need to separate the ducklings from the chicken chicks. Chicken chicks contract Coccidiosis from all the wet bedding quite easily.

    But they all sure are cutie pies!! Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions, feel free to ask around the forums.

    Welcome to our flock!
     
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    You cant go wrong with Kaki Campbell ducks [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

    Brittny Out Of The Brooder

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    They do have a plastic dish in there with water and the ducks are always sitting in it and splashing around lol you are right they make a big mess of it! I had no idea that it could be harmful to the chicken if the bedding gets wet, how will i know if they have that? I change out the bedding every other day or so. When should i separate them?
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  7. Brittny

    Brittny Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much! Im gonna get everything all switched around 1st thing in the morning, hopefully they're all OK.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The ducklings look good enough to eat - I meant that in a nice way - I wouldn't eat them they are dolls
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I am sure they are all fine. They sure are all cute! Have you thought of any names for them yet? LOL

    Enjoy your new babies! :)
     
  10. Brittny

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    :eek: hehe I hope they have tasty eggs :)
     

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