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Best dual purpose duck ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by call ducks, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    give me ideas , i will then make a poll , i am doing this for ELA
     
  2. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Hands down - Muscovy ducks are the best dual purpose. They get huge, are quiet, lay great and raise babies like no other. Give me a pair of Muscovies any day!
    Sharon
     
  3. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    mscovies , sliver appleyards , saxony , rouen , pekin any else ?
     
  4. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    I'll vote for call ducks...they're great to have around when you don't have someone to talk to, and they serve well as cuddlers...great to avoid having lots of embarrassing stuffed animals around the house... [​IMG]
     
  5. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
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    I'm really impressed with my Saxony. She's a big girl ,very pretty, and has laid a jumbo green egg nearly every day since I got her back in August. I plan to hatch out some of her eggs in the spring.

    Isolde and Braum
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    Last edited: Dec 12, 2009
  6. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    Quote:yep [​IMG]
     
  7. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    Quote:yep mine has not started to lay yet but she is huge , and my appleyards are even biger
     
  8. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovies are considered one of the best eating ducks..they are leaner than most, so the meat isn't greasy.
    They are also the most entertaining to watch..lol!!
     

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