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Pekin

Friendliest Pet

A review on: Pekin
PoultryQueen101

Pros: Super Friendly, even drakes. They only eat what you give, get along with other ducks/ducklings quickly, love water

Cons: Fat ones don't live long, eat a lot, poop a lot

I only have 1 Pekin that we rescued. I named him Frosty and he's the best pet ever. He loves me. I think it's true when they say that a Pekin's friendship towards humans rival that of dogs. We even introduced him to our Muscovy and Magpie ducklings, and he only nibbled their necks and feet every here and there. He loves water, but he gets less and less protective over "his" pool. He only eats...
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Sweet and entertaining
Sweet and entertaining

Cayuga

Pros: Very docile, very pretty, active and fun to watch

Cons: Messy but what duck isn't

Not bad. It served it's purpose for 4 small chicks.
Not bad. It served it's purpose for 4 small chicks.

Plastic 1 Quart Jar Waterer

Pros: Good for chicks; didn't have to worry about them drowning. Light weight so I could move it and clean it easily; rinsed off on tossed in the dishwaher.

Cons: Has to be changed ~2-3 x a day as they got older.Hard to keep it flat and balanced.

Reliable but Aggravating at Hatch
Reliable but Aggravating at Hatch
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