i want a duck, just don't know what kind ,lil help.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Nava, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    1st my lil oeg just went broody cani put a duck egg there,i mean,would they hurt her, and what kind of duck would you recomend,if u havea pic please post it that way i know what it looks like. Here is the would be mamy, been there all day.
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  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    calling all the duck lovers,she went broody time is ticking help help
     
  3. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Well, I imagine you could put a couple (maybe 2 or possibly 3) duck eggs under her. What kind would depend on what you want in a duck. Are you looking just for eggs, meat, or plain old cuteness?
     
  4. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    She can incubate a duck egg, as long as she is big enough to sit on it. I've never kept ducks, so can't advise you on type...maybe you'd get better luck if you asked in the duck section?
     
  5. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    All i know about are pekins/rouens/and mallards i know a chucken can brood mallards for sure.
     
  6. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    i want a mid size duck but kind of cute
     
  7. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
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    All three are in this pic the smallest are the mallards
    Good ducks friendly and good meat
     
  8. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    what kind of duck egg do you have to stick under her?, how long has she been broody?and what is your intention for the duck?
     
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  9. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    what kind is that white one i like that one
     
  10. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    The Pekins are the solid white. They are a large heavy breed of duck that does not fly and is a good meat bird I hear. You can but any kind of duck egg you want under her. We just need to know what you want from the duck, then we can narrow it down.

    Pet or show quality?
    Prefered colors?
    Heavy breed, standard breed, or bantam?
    Eggs, Meat, Pet?
    Broody abilities?
    Egg laying abilities?
    Do you want a quiet duck or a loud duck?


    So if you could give us a little more info we could help you out better [​IMG]
     

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