Call Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by italianchicksrule, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. italianchicksrule

    italianchicksrule In the Brooder

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    Would one male call duck do ok by himself with the chickens? I want to get a male because I heard they are quiet and only one if that would be ok. He would be in with my 5 serama chickens.
     

  2. Callducknut14

    Callducknut14 In the Brooder

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    I would get a another male as a companion for him. Ducks like to be with their own kind.
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Yes please don't get just one. They really do prefer the company of their own kind.

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  4. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Songster

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    If kept with the Serema chickens, there's also a possibility of the Call drake trying to mate with the chickens and injuring them in the process... [​IMG]
     
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  5. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Songster

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    I mean you can house chickens and ducks together I've done it in a pinch or if I'm doing repairs on a pen I've just thrown the ducks into a chicken pen, but its definately not ideal. Calls in general are NOT quiet by any means no matter what gender. Drakes are though quieter and if you have a pair you will definately hear the female over the male. If you want a quiet bantam duck I would suggest Mallards.
     
  6. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    And ducks prefer company of their own kind.
     

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