Keeping various ducks togheter questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by razvanM, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. razvanM

    razvanM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some muscovy ducks,and I want to keep some mallard derived ducks too,like rouens or pekins,I know they will get along just fine,but will them hybridise.I dont want mules or hinnies in my farm so can I keep them togheter.I heard is mostly unlikley for the 2 ducks to cross,is it true ? Please help !
     
  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most likely they will breed. You can never say for sure but if kept together there would be no way to be sure if an egg was pure or a hybrid until after the duckling has grown a bit. This would produce mules and they would be sterile though the females would lay eggs, just infertile ones.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    X 2 Producing some excellent ducks for eating!
     
  4. razvanM

    razvanM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then I wont mind of keeping them togheter,because I raise my poultry and rabbits for meat.
     

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