Duck eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pdcavinder, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. Pdcavinder

    Pdcavinder New Egg

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    I am very new to this. I want to raise ducks for eggs. I appreciate any advice you can provide to me as a newbie. I have read several posts on duck eggs on this sight that have been helpful.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Some duck breeds can outlay all but the highest laying chicken breeds. What kind of ducks do you want to get? I have khaki campbells now which are excellent layers but they won't lay in nest boxes like chickens. I'm lucky when they lay in the straw. A few have decided they can actually bury their eggs but at least I know where to look.
    Duck eggs are excellent for custards and baking in addition to eating.
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am fixing to celebrate my first year on here, and I have loved it so much, I hope you will too! There is tons of great info and friendly folks, so pull up a chair and make yourself at home! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    redsoxs has given you some good links so I'll just say hello and wish you all the best!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Pdcavinder [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some good starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
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  8. Pdcavinder

    Pdcavinder New Egg

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    Thank you for the links! The more information the better.
     
  9. Pdcavinder

    Pdcavinder New Egg

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    I like the idea of Khaki Campbell and I also like traditional Pekin and Welsh Harlequin I am curious about Rouen or Magpie just because they are so cute and they would be more pet like which is important to me.
     
  10. Pdcavinder

    Pdcavinder New Egg

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    Do you know what kind of Duck this is?
     

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