Ducks...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by thechxwhisperer, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. thechxwhisperer

    thechxwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would LOVE to get Ducks! Are their eggs good? Also, can you just keep a kids swimming pool as a pond for them?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    The eggs are great for eating and baking with, and most of us use kiddy pools for our ducks. Have you decided on a breed? and Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. thechxwhisperer

    thechxwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I heard they were great for baking. Do you know any good-laying friendly breeds?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Pekins, Runners, Khaki Campbells, Just to start with. Then you have the seasonal like Muscvoy and Mallards. Lots of other breeds too so hopefully others will chime in on their breed.
     
  5. thechxwhisperer

    thechxwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok. Thanks!
     
  6. smonkeySK

    smonkeySK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My best layers are my Campbells (1 white and 1 khaki). They pop a big egg out practically every day :)

    That said there isn't much competition from my other ducks which are all seasonal layers (calls and a mallard), but the Campbells out lay all my chickens too.

    They have very sweet personalities to boot :)
     

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