Can you mate a duck with a chicken. Please help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Crazy4Fowl, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    I recently was thinking about having a tiny duck. I know they have call ducks , but they aren't quite small enough. I was wondering can you mate a duck and a chicken together , for my instances , a bantam chicken and a call duck. I was hoping to hatch something around a Mille fluer bantam chicken, that is, if it's even possible
     
  2. melody123

    melody123 Songster

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    They aren't the same species. So unless you have a laboratory and know how to splice DNA, it's not going to happen.

    There are breeds of tiny ducks. Better to look into those instead.
     
  3. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    what are the breeds of tiny ducks called?
     
  4. ThePRfan

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    They can mate,but won't make babies.
    Its impossible.

    Their two different species,plus,only young juvenile males,both duck and rooster,are dumb enough to mate with ducks or chicken.
     
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  5. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    Ok thanks
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    A rooster cannot mate with a duck but a drake can mate with a chicken and it will kill her.
     
  7. ThePRfan

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    Your welcome,also ny muscovy hen was pretty small duck...
     
  8. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Songster

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    My juvenile rooster mated with a duck...well he mounded it..
     
  9. veronicasmom

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    What Miss Lydia said is correct. Please be careful.
     
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  10. ThePRfan

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    It will definitely kill a hen..
     

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