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Pekin and muscovy ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mombear90, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. mombear90

    mombear90 Hatching

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    I need some help we have pekin ducks 3 female and two drakes i have read pekin duck won't brood their own eggs. I also heard muscovy ducks are the best at brooding. Would I get mule ducks if I put two muscovy hens and one drake in the same duck enclosure? Thank you.
     

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Every now and then there is a broody Pekin. And yes, Pekins and Muscovies make mules. They lay, but their offspring are said not to be viable.
     
  3. mombear90

    mombear90 Hatching

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    Okay so even with drakes of each breed I will still get mules? Is there any other good broody ducks?
     

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