Is a chicken duck possible?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jayke563, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2015
    Northern Massachusetts
    Ok so I'm wondering if a chicken duck is possible because I breed silkies .. But I have some mallards someone gave me that are still ducklings and i am just wondering if a male duck mates with one of my hens and I hatch a egg with I have a hybrid because I breed silkies so I need to keep the breed true and not have duck chickens ... I heard that a hen can reject sperm from other roosters. Will the hen reject the ducks sperm ? Any help would be appreciated thanks
  2. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2016
    Cumbria, UK
    No, I'm pretty sure you can't get a chicken- duck, even though some drakes will tred chickens, I have never heard of a hybrid chicken duck hatching.
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    No. Genetically it's like the theory of a cabbit....doesn't work that way.

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