Magpies and Cayugas

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cristy17, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. cristy17

    cristy17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My daughter has a Magpie male and a Cayuga female. I thought I read somewhere that the cayuga was a foundation breed for the Magpie. Does that mean that they can successfully breed? My daughter is hoping for a batch of ducklings this spring. If not, I'll have to try to find a female for Louie.
     
  2. laurielynn67

    laurielynn67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All almost all domestic ducks except muskovies are descended from wild mallards. Just like all dog breeds are descended from wolves. That means they can successfully mate. You will probably get mostly black ducks with some white on them.
     

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