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Ducks and Geese Breeding?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by drdoolittle, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Songster

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    Please don't think I'm stupid, but I was wondering if ducks and geese could inter-breed? I only ask because one of my young drakes was trying to get on top of my big Toulouse goose! I'm not sure that even if breeding were possible the poor boy could get the job done! I don't think that breeding between them could happen, just wondering.[​IMG]

  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    They can 'breed', as in perform the act (or try to) but they won't 'cross'.
  3. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Songster

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    That's what I thought. I think for my drakes it will be all "trying"! LOL My 2 geese are pretty much the 2 in charge of the "gaggle", and probably won't put up with any monkey business!

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