Pekins and Khaki Campbells

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Gabby2016, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. Gabby2016

    Gabby2016 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 23, 2016
    Mobile, AL
    HI, We already have a Pekin female that wandered up into our yard and we have adopted her. She has begun to lay eggs and has become very friendly and attached to me as I am the one who normally feeds her and changes her water in her pool. She will walk up to me in the mornings and let me pet her and even pick her up. We have been discussing adding other ducks now. We have been looking at the Khaki Campells due to all the good things we have read about them. Will these get along with my Pekin and will she get along with them? Thanks in advance for any advice or information you can provide.
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    It's pretty much up to the ducks - you can make it easier on them by introducing slowly, giving them time, and giving treats when they are together.
  3. chickens really

    chickens really True BYC Addict

    I have a mixed flock...Two Calls..A Welsh Drake one Buff and one Buff/Pekin cross hen....They love each other....Best friends...

  4. DutchBunny03

    DutchBunny03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2016
    Northern NY
    Most likely. I have not seen any big problems with ducks getting along. You should quarentine your new ducks from the Pekin for a few weeks before introducing them, though, to mimimize the threat of disease.
  5. Dark Angel

    Dark Angel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2016
    Watch your drake to hen ratio also. 3/4 hens to 1 drake is a good number to start with.
  6. Gabby2016

    Gabby2016 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 23, 2016
    Mobile, AL
    OK. Thanks everyone. Very helpful. With all the reseach we have been doing we are thinking when we add others to the Pekin we have to just get females and possibly add a drake later once we get established.

    Thanks again for all the info!

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