compatibility of different breeds

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by scoobyduck, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. scoobyduck

    scoobyduck Out Of The Brooder

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    How well do different breeds of domestic ducks get along? Are ducks "breedist"? Will they shun or accept another duck from a different breed?
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  2. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Crested ducks, 3 Runner ducks, 3 Swedish ducks, 2 Mallards, 1 Welsh Harleguin duck, 1 Rouen duck, and 3 Buff ducks. They all co-exist with out any problems. Ducks are generally not ''breedist''. Unless you have like 20 rouens and one white call duck, then the call would probably be picked on. So, if you get a variety, then it will work out great. Good luck! [​IMG]
     
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  3. chicken5

    chicken5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have muscovies, rouens, and blue swedish ducks. The ducks all get along well. The only thing I have noticed is the ducks stay in "breed" groups while roaming around the property. But, they weren't raised together from ducklings. Right now, I have rouen and muscovy ducklings caged together, and they all run around as a pack [​IMG]
     

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