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half-breeds

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Czech's_chicks, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just curious. I raised scovy for almost 15 years, off and on. In that time I have had 2 half-breeds. The first one was a hen that was half scovy and half sweed. The second was a drake, Tweener, who was probably the same because of the coloring, but could have also been part pekin.

    Has anyone else been blessed with these misfits?
     
  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would actually love to have a couple some day. They are beautiful! But of course they're sterile, so they're not very sustainable as a small-farm breed, unless you're breeding them for meat from pure strains you also keep on hand. We don't grow our own meat, though (tried it, hated it, much easier to buy locally pastured meat and not have to look the critter in the eyes first--yeah, we're wimps), so it's probably not in my future. I do think they make beautiful birds, though!
     

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