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  1. Ducks and chickens together

    First let me say I am new to all of this. I don’t know correct terminology and such. Looking for advice. I have 8 chicks about 4-5 weeks and two ducks about the same age. Don’t know the sexes. They are in the same coup. The chicks go to the top and the ducks stay below. They still have heat...
  2. Rooster Question

    Hi all, I am thinking about getting a rooster to add in with my 6 laying hens. I have 3 barred rocks, and 3 rhode island reds. If I got a barred rock rooster, would the cross-breed between it and the rhode island hen be okay for my flock? Would there be any complications, or would it matter at...
  3. Hello from the Missouri Ozarks

    Hi. I'm really glad I found this forum! We are just starting out with our little farm. So far, we have 6 chicks and 5 Muscovy ducklings, one puppy, and a cat with 2 kittens. We moved here about 2 years ago, and it has been a really rough start. Looking forward to some encouragement from fellow...