adding some ducks to my chicken flock? What do you think?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by peepkeeper, Mar 22, 2008.

  1. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Songster

    Jul 5, 2007
    upstate New York
    When I heard what some people were getting for duck eggs I said "I need to get me some ducks!" Would they be able to live with my chickens? What kind of ducks should I get? What are your thoughts?
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I am hatching mixed duck eggs, then pekins and muscovie mixes. if your looking for quiet. muscovies I heard are the best. I cant wait to hatch these guys out though as I never had ducks and chickens toghether. I have heard ducks are messy and they will turn your yard into mud. I am keeping mine penned up and letting them turn that one area into mud as much as they want. I have heard you can keep them toghether but the drakes will try to mate with chickens

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