I cant pick!!! But I do have a idea!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so I have been going back and forth trying to pick a breed. Next spring I want to get a breeding pair of a different kind of breed duck, right now I have, rouen, welsh harlequins, and khaki campbells. I kept going back and forth of these three different breeds. Buff, black sweedish, and I kinda want pekin. I cant pick! So next spring I thought "hey ill just get a pair of each!" And wich everone I like more, I will keep that breed and sell the rest! What do guys think? I was just gonna get my two buffs, and a pekin trio, but I was gonna sell the trio once they were 6 weeks old.
     
  2. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

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    Pekins are the ultimate pet duck!
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They would be more of a pet then breeders. How well do pekins lay?
     
  4. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

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    If properly raised, Pekins can be a bit above average as a layer, I believe.

    Wishing you luck in whatever you decide to do!
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How well do black sweedish and buffs lay?
     
  6. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

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    According to Metzer Farm's chart, Black Swedish and Buff both lay around 130-180 eggs a year.
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hhhmmm. I forgot about metzers chart oops. I will check that out quick.
     
  8. bigtrout

    bigtrout Out Of The Brooder

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    My 3 pekin girls have been laying great...3 eggs a day consistently...once every three weeks they skip a day then I get these huge goose egg size double yolkers. They started laying at 18 weeks and have not slowed down a bit yet...
     
  9. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hhhhhmmmmm..... Well I will still get a pair of each, and make my choice then. Im really thinking about the pekins though. Hhhhhmmmmm......
     

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