Duck Breeds / Mallard

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by violinmom07, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. violinmom07

    violinmom07 New Egg

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    We have a young female Mallard hatched last September. We want to get her a friend to swim with next month because she's lonely with just chickens.

    I don't know much about duck breeds. We don't want ducklings. Are there ducks that can be sexed at a young age? Are there any that don't breed with Mallards? She's a small Mallard, so I'd like to get a duckling that will be of compatible size. Any ideas?

    Teresa
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    All domestic duck breeds will with mallards. You might find a local breeder that can sell you a sexed female duckling.
     
  3. violinmom07

    violinmom07 New Egg

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    Thanks. I might know of one.
     

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