How many??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cheepcheep3, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. cheepcheep3

    cheepcheep3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I'm pretty sure that I will be getting indian runners and rouens! I want to get a male and female of each breed. Will this be ok? Or do I need to get more? I really want to just stick with getting the four though if that is possible!
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Well generally speaking, drakes should have at least 2-3 ducks, so the 1:1 ratio is a bit tight. I currently keep 4 ducks per drake and that will be increasing by two ducks come late spring( so each drake will have 5)

    Drakes like a lot of lovin' so by keeping a few ducks per it helps spread that around. :)
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2013
  3. cheepcheep3

    cheepcheep3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok guess that means I'll be getting more ducks! thanks :)
     

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