khaki campbells in Michigan?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Anny, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Anny

    Anny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    Does anyone out there know of anyone in Michigan who is breeding khaki campbells? I really love a few but I don't want enough to place a order plus I'd really prefer to stay local.

    Anyone who has khaki campbells what do you think about the breed?
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    I love my Khakis. They are friendly and curious and lay huge white eggs. I actually sold my chickens because they laid so poorly when compared to my ducks.

    They are also extremely tolerant of the cold. When it was -20 degrees outside last winter and my chickens refused to leave the coop, my ducks would be outside swimming in their water dish.
  3. Anny

    Anny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    That's so wonderful to hear. I just wish I could find some near me. Some one in michigan has to have them
  4. Brassmaster

    Brassmaster Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 26, 2009
    Wayne County, Ohio
    Quote:I should receive 15 khaki campbell ducklings Tuesday morning. I live in Ohio about 3 hours from Detroit. If you are interested in some let me know and we can see what we can work out.
  5. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    I heard that they can become mean when they get older...anybody experience this?
  6. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2009
    Kildare, Wisconsin
    I got my 2 Khaki Campbell girls from a local 4-H family at the end of the summer - the kids were done with the project, got their ribbons, and didn't want the poor ducks anymore! You could check with your local 4-H troop and see if anyone has any - mine were free, they were glad to be rid of them.

    Mine had been left loose on the farm from the time the county fair was over until I got them, and had become very distrustful. This is the second year I've had them, and now they've completely warmed up to my whole family. They run towards us and beg for treats when we go outside! They can differentiate between a family member and a stranger, and get quiet and leery if there's someone they don't know in the yard.

    Mine each lay an egg almost every day from the end of March through late October, and supply almost all the eggs my family needs (we're expanding the flock with some Dark Campbells this spring - actually, they're arriving later this week!) - so, by all means, get some Campbells!

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