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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bydhatch, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chirping

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    Looking to "adopt" a few ducks! What breeds are best for first timers?! I am looking for friendly and rather quiet ducks over good egg-layers! Thanks!
    Also, any ideas if Blue House Farms in NC is reputable?
     

  2. duckeg

    duckeg In the Brooder

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    the most quiet ducks are muscovies they're not quacking just hisssing , but i think the best one for first timer is swedish duck; they are friendly , kinda quiet , beautiful and easy to handle
     
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  3. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chirping

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    Swedish...I will have to look into them! Thank you!
     
  4. This is my first year of owning ducks and I have a 3 Cayuga ducks. The hens/ducks are so sweet and they are quite for the most part, plus the beautiful plumage.
     
  5. cayugaducklady

    cayugaducklady Chirping

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    Love my Cayugas. This is my second year keeping ducks and I'm already 1000% sure that Cayugas are the breed for me for life.
     
  6. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chirping

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    I have 2 Cayugas and 2 Appleyards and love both breed. Here they are at 8 weeks old

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