pekins?.....ayelsburys?.....hmmmm

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by animalloverabh, May 20, 2010.

  1. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    so, im sorry if ive been putting too many posts up recently,but i am stuck in wich duck is better....pekin or ayelsbury? i want to know this as i would like to get some ducklings but the ones i could find were these two.
     
  2. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

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    Well pekins are more like a regular duck in posture....aylesburys are more upright...like a pekin in a runner body. However aylesburys are a lot more common overseas, never seen any around here.
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Quote:I thought Aylesburies were fat and short. [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
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    Well, what do you want from the ducks? Meat, eggs, temperament, friendliness, broodiness? Figure out exactly what you want, and then get the ducks that fit the bill. When I first got ducks, I wanted lots of eggs and some more colorful ducks, so I got Khaki Campbells and Mallards.
     
  5. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

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    Hmmm...your right Kooshie...what breed am I getting them confused with then?
     
  6. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

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    Oh I know! European pekins are what I'm getting them confused with....duh
     
  7. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Quote:I'm not sure. I know Balis are fatter than Runners but they have crests. [​IMG]
     
  8. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Quote:Oh!
     
  9. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

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    i want an ayelsbury. i am going to take duckyfromoz's Monty [​IMG] lol
     
  10. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    looking for a companion duck
     

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