looking to get a few ducklings...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ButtonQuailBoy, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. ButtonQuailBoy

    ButtonQuailBoy Songster

    Jun 23, 2008
    Throop PA 18512
    I want a small quiet breed...

    I really only want one but will try to take a few if necessary...I love ducks but No one around me sells them...Can anyone help me out?

    Thank you!


  2. jmc

    jmc Songster

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    Hi there!

    I just read, literally, on another site, that it is a bad idea to have just one duck as they are social animals and really need company. Three or four is the recommended minimum.

    I can't answer your direct question in the post. But I sure hope someone can help you!

    Peace to you.
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    There is only one quiet breed and thats the muscovy duck. I have 6 of them on a 1/3 acre city lot and nobody can hear them. Snce i have three females i expect ducky babies next year. I have a blue drake(i will slaughter 2 drakes)a blue duck, a lavender and a chocolate duck.
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

    Jul 9, 2008
    I duck is just no fun for you or the duck, they need company. I currently hae 3 adults and a duckling.

    If you were closer id offer, my mama is sitting on 15 eggs and i know i wont be able to keep them all.

    They are mallard ( father) Buff orp ( mama) cross. The one baby I do have from them is quite ( weird) but that might just be him, lol

  5. Jayare's Chicks

    Jayare's Chicks Songster

    Aug 25, 2007
    Florence, Alabama
    I have no idea where that zip code you have posted as your location because it is in zip code form and not city/state but if you lived anywhere close to me I would give you a dozen FREE duck eggs if you wanted them and came to pick them up.

    I have 1 mallard hen and 2 Khaki Campbell hens and a Khaki Drake, a Peking Drake and a Black n White Magpie Drake. I guess there would be a 33% chance of pure Khaki Campbells. I hatched out 2 little ducklings about 3 weeks ago and have 7 more duck eggs under a broody hen that will hatch on the 11th of November.


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