Best Breed to protect my ducks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by treldib, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. treldib

    treldib Songster

    Jul 5, 2010
    Southern California
    I am looking in to getting a Rooster to protect my flock of four ducks (Black Swedish, Golden 300 Hybrid Layer, Khaki Campbell, and White Layer) from predators. I am in constant fear that a racoon will get them and I'm wondering, What is the biggest, toughest, most overprotective breed of chicken? [​IMG] . I think, when we order some more ducklings we will include a cockerel too. That way he can grow up with ducks and think of them as 'his flock'. Thanks

  2. stanglover2001

    stanglover2001 Songster

    Apr 29, 2010
    I heard Geese are good watch dogs, but thats what I've been told I have never owned a goose... or a duck... I have plenty of roosters right now and they aren't very "protective" yet...

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