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post #1 of 9
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how long do ducks live? what is the average life span?

rockin' out in maine. id rather do byc then homework but ya know... gotta get good grades so i can have lotsa chickens! pleez pleez pleez click my dragon caves egg!!!!   
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rockin' out in maine. id rather do byc then homework but ya know... gotta get good grades so i can have lotsa chickens! pleez pleez pleez click my dragon caves egg!!!!   
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post #2 of 9

Ive heard from 8-20 ( yeah 20 ) years old but im not totally sure.
Also, love the sig! Ie read the series about ... 5 times

Mom and Slave to  2 Miniature schnauzers, One american bulldog, one super smart rabbit, Three geese, And 10 Muscovies.
Animals cant be just a Hobby. They're a Passion.
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Mom and Slave to  2 Miniature schnauzers, One american bulldog, one super smart rabbit, Three geese, And 10 Muscovies.
Animals cant be just a Hobby. They're a Passion.
" 1, 2, 3, 4 - MARINE CORPS!" Ok, I know five comes after four. At least it did before I was a Marine LOL
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post #3 of 9

8 - 20 years!  wow.

ooohh. I love the Twilight series too!

post #4 of 9

I've also heard of a duck who lived to 22 but that is unusual.  If protected from predators, I think a more likely span would be about 10 years.  Best wishes.

-Chick Mom in OK
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-Chick Mom in OK
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post #5 of 9

I don't know, because I never can keep ducks longer than two years..(because I sell them to get more)

But I have a large Muscovy drake that is 10-12 years old, thats what the man said to me when he gave it to me. hmm

Best of Luck! smile

-Austin

One RIR rooster, and two muscovy ducks
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One RIR rooster, and two muscovy ducks
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post #6 of 9
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Thanks guys! big_smile Hey you know the ducks that look like einstien? what are they called? my mom just made us get rid of our guinea hen and rooster because she said they were to loud hit  she said maybe i could get an afro duck.


Edited by punky45 - 11/4/08 at 2:05pm
rockin' out in maine. id rather do byc then homework but ya know... gotta get good grades so i can have lotsa chickens! pleez pleez pleez click my dragon caves egg!!!!   
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rockin' out in maine. id rather do byc then homework but ya know... gotta get good grades so i can have lotsa chickens! pleez pleez pleez click my dragon caves egg!!!!   
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post #7 of 9

Im not sure about einstein ducks, lol, but the ones with the afros are called crested i think

Mom and Slave to  2 Miniature schnauzers, One american bulldog, one super smart rabbit, Three geese, And 10 Muscovies.
Animals cant be just a Hobby. They're a Passion.
" 1, 2, 3, 4 - MARINE CORPS!" Ok, I know five comes after four. At least it did before I was a Marine LOL
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Mom and Slave to  2 Miniature schnauzers, One american bulldog, one super smart rabbit, Three geese, And 10 Muscovies.
Animals cant be just a Hobby. They're a Passion.
" 1, 2, 3, 4 - MARINE CORPS!" Ok, I know five comes after four. At least it did before I was a Marine LOL
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post #8 of 9

Yeah, you're looking for the Crested White duck, I believe. They also come in black and a few other colors.

One husband, 2 kids, a dog, a Sulcata tortoise, and I'm anxiously awaiting my 5 girls' first eggs!
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One husband, 2 kids, a dog, a Sulcata tortoise, and I'm anxiously awaiting my 5 girls' first eggs!
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post #9 of 9
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Ya I have heard crested as a name! thnx peeps! LOL!


Edited by punky45 - 11/4/08 at 2:14pm
rockin' out in maine. id rather do byc then homework but ya know... gotta get good grades so i can have lotsa chickens! pleez pleez pleez click my dragon caves egg!!!!   
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rockin' out in maine. id rather do byc then homework but ya know... gotta get good grades so i can have lotsa chickens! pleez pleez pleez click my dragon caves egg!!!!   
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