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Hi!

Hopefully you guys can answer this "duck" question for me.

I raised Mallard ducks and call ducks and one baby female wood duck

(she is tame) 

together in a big pen that I placed in the water in our pond.They 

are full grown now and I will let them slowly adapt to their floating island 

complete with grasses and nesting boxes. My question is: Can my wood

duck mate with call ducks? Should I put a wood duck box on the island?

any info will be appreciated!

Thanks! 

     

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:welcome  I'd put up a nest box just for the heck of it.  She may mate with one of the domestics, but I don't know whether or not the eggs will be viable.  Any offspring produced would be non fertile.

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:welcome

 

It's nice to have you here!

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I don't know much about ducks but are wood ducks they kind that nest high in trees and the babies have to jump down to get to water :th.  I would suppose they can interbreed but,  I would hate to watch them jump down - oy!

 

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