question on related ducks mating

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by petjem, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. petjem

    petjem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm planning on keeping one or two of the female Muscovy ducklings that my duck hatched. I've only got one pair of scovies. If I keep them will there be a problem with them having their father as the only male? Can there be a problem with next year's hatchlings genetically?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  3. petjem

    petjem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Miss Lydia, that was really useful! ;)
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I can't remember for sure how many generations it was I'm thinking 6 but leary cow just posted last week on this topic and I couldn't fine the thread so you might want to PM her since she breeds Scovy's and other breeds of ducks too.
     
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    petjem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's also very useful and good info! Thanks so much! BYC rocks! [​IMG]
     
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