Ducks around the same size of a muscovy?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jannakaye, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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    I need more female ducks and I'm not sure what breed to get. I would like one similar in size to a muscovy. Any ideas?
     
  2. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    Do you want a lot of eggs?
     
  3. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    Also do you want ducks for mating/ hatching eggs or for their looks?
     
  4. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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    If possible, yes.
     
  5. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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    They're mainly pets. :)
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Rouen is a nice breed of duck Pekin is another. Both large breeds like Muscovy. My Scovy females are around 5-6 lbs
     
  7. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Crowing

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    Are you planing on them mating with a Muscovy? Because that will create a mule duck. But any of the heavy weight ducks would be a good way to go. Pekin, Rouen, saxony. I know there are more but that's all I can think of off the top of my head.
     
  8. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chirping

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    I recommend the golden 300 hybrid ducks if u want a lot of eggs. Their egg production is 250-300 a year. They are good Broody's to for mating and for mothering they got a fair on metzer farms comparing page
     
  9. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Crowing

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    They are not that big of a duck. You may want to hold off on the broody vote till you get them.
     
  10. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chirping

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    No, my other hen is a Muscovy, so I was hoping to get her a buddy. Thanks guys!
     

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