Pekin/Black Swedish Ducks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by phoenixxflame, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. phoenixxflame

    phoenixxflame Out Of The Brooder

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    So I have a male and female Black Swedish/Pekin mix, will they be able to produce offspring? The reason I'm wondering is because I heard that certian crossbred ducks cannot produce offspring. Thanks! :D
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Yes, they are the same species and so can mate and produce fertile offspring.

    Even muscovies and mallard derived ducks, which are different species, can mate and produce young, like a horse and a donkey can. But just like a mule, their offspring are sterile and cannot produce offspring of their own, which is why they're commonly called mule ducks.
     

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