Are Khakis from Ideal good egg layers?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by babalubird, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. babalubird

    babalubird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi.

    I just learned from a Holleread duck book I ordered that not all Khaki Campbells are good layers as some are classified as "standard", an indication they are not true to the original high egg-laying stock developed in England.

    We want ours for their egg-laying abilities. I have six straight-runs from Ideal via Tractor Supply (I think they are Khakis). I planned to order a large number of pullets from Ideal but would rather hear from some satisfied Khaki customers here that theirs are indeed the egg-layers they should be, i.e. around 300 eggs per year?

    Or can someone recommend a source they have used and swear by for Khakis?

    Thanks.

    Connie
     
  2. chadwick757

    chadwick757 New Egg

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    Ill let you know in about a month when they start laying!
     
  3. mckenzie

    mckenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mt. Healthy Hatcheries is a good source for khaki Campbells. I got some from there last year and they started laying in January and havent missed a day since.
     
  4. chadwick757

    chadwick757 New Egg

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    I Imagine that being a company generating more profits for delivering more product they would likely have a BIG focus on breeding for production. On a side note my girls look amazing!
     

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