Best laying duck breeds?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by zbraswell92, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. zbraswell92

    zbraswell92 Chirping

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    I ordered 4 Runners, 5 hybrid Pekins, 5 Khaki Campbell's, and 5 Buff Orps.
    Which breed(s) should lay eggs best for me?
    I ordered eggs to hatch for my old bio teacher so she'll hatch them (with my supervision) and I'll take the ducklings when they get larger.
    I can only keep 5 ducks and my teacher would like a few and I'll sell the rest.
    Which breed(s) should I hold on to, to lay best for me, though?
     

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Any of them will do fine. My runners and buffs lay at about the same rate, which is similar to a friend's KCs.
     
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  3. zbraswell92

    zbraswell92 Chirping

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    Okay thanx. I'll probly keep 2 KC's, a Runner, and a Pekin.
    I already have a big Pekin drake so I should be able to tell everyone apart from one another. LOL!
     
  4. ppimf

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    my pekins and runners lay an egg a day , been that way for 2 months now this is thier laying season so will see if it stays that way, my rouen seem to go for 3 or 4 days then take a day off and back again, heard kc are good layers too
     

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