Call duck X East Indie?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 18angovem, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. 18angovem

    18angovem Songster

    1,342
    20
    113
    Jun 15, 2014
    Warren Pennsylvania
    Would a east indie duck breed with a call duck? I know they can breed but would they? Sorta like how wood ducks can breed with call ducks but if there is a wood duck of the opposite sex the wood duck would breed with the other wood duck opposed to the call ducks.
     
  2. learycow

    learycow Crowing

    2,656
    578
    276
    Apr 1, 2011
    Southern Maine
    Yes they likely would. Call ducks and bantam ducks (BEI) may have favorite mates, but they will interbreed with each other.
     
  3. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

    3,421
    208
    221
    Feb 9, 2014
    Mississippi Y'all
    yes east indies are still mallard derived ducks, it would be like a rouen mateing with a pekin its normal, just not seen as much because most people claim the mixes of the two as black call ducks.
     
  4. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Songster

    1,644
    100
    146
    Jan 26, 2014
    Colorado
    so for hatching i wanna hatch for the hal how long do they take to hatch?????
     
  5. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

    3,421
    208
    221
    Feb 9, 2014
    Mississippi Y'all
    i would say from 26-28 days since you could have some odd balls.
     
  6. 18angovem

    18angovem Songster

    1,342
    20
    113
    Jun 15, 2014
    Warren Pennsylvania
    Quote:Call ducks or black east indies?
     
  7. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Songster

    1,644
    100
    146
    Jan 26, 2014
    Colorado
    east indies
     
  8. 18angovem

    18angovem Songster

    1,342
    20
    113
    Jun 15, 2014
    Warren Pennsylvania
    Quote:Oh I don't know about east indies.....
     
  9. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

    3,421
    208
    221
    Feb 9, 2014
    Mississippi Y'all
    theyre about the same as mallard sometimes maybe a little less :) my uncle raises them ands they are so beautiful.
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2015
  10. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Songster

    1,644
    100
    146
    Jan 26, 2014
    Colorado
    ok buff goose guy so i should set like normal ducks??
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by