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can a mallard duck breed with a gold star duck?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by yoshi xii, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. yoshi xii

    yoshi xii Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm just wondering cause i didn't get any female mallard ducks but got some female gold star ducks

    can they breed
     
  2. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I am no expert on ducks but I have a mallard/crested duck male and a female cuyaga duck and they were breeding daily until weather got cold. so I imagine if it quakes like a duck and looks like a duck they will breed LOL

    Julie
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Yes. Male ducks tend to mate with anything that moves and is remotely duck-shaped.

    I don't think that the difference in breed will matter to your drake at all.
     
  4. yoshi xii

    yoshi xii Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you i wasn't sure

    oh and one question did they have any babies that you saw that looked kinda different
     
  5. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    well mine have not hatched any babies yet I hope to have some little something or others waddling around the yard this spring.

    good luck with your ducks

    Julie
     
  6. yoshi xii

    yoshi xii Out Of The Brooder

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    thanx let me know if your eggs hatch
     
  7. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    believe me when they hatch eggs all of BYC will know about it LOL they are going to be the cuties little mutts
    the daddy has the mallard coloring ( just started to get some green feathers on his neck) with a cute little pompom on his head, the momma is jet black - so I cant wait till spring.

    Julie
     
  8. yoshi xii

    yoshi xii Out Of The Brooder

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    so if my runner and mallard mate
    will i have a tall duck with a green neck

    i have a gold star, a mallard, and a runner
     
  9. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I am wondering what kind of babies I am going to get from my mallard/crested ( male ) and my cayuga
    I might end up with cayuga bodies with a crested head LOL
    who knows till spring

    Julie
     

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