Recommend me a breed of duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by miss_thenorth, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Hi, I currently have muscovies, but am looking to get another breed of duck with a few requirements. It must be nice to look at--would prefer it NOT to be white. (my scovies are and they look ratty all the time). Must like the water. ( again, my scovies do not like the water, and we would like the new ducks to live at the pond.) they must be a utility breed so being good for both meat and eggs. Thanks for your help!! [​IMG]
  2. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    Cayugas, and indean runners are amazing duck in my oppinion, and mallards are wonderful beutiful ducks and they love water but you have to clip there wings. Kaki campbells are good meet and laying breeds and love the water, so are appleyards.
  3. luissr12

    luissr12 Out Of The Brooder

    May 23, 2011
    The Australian Spotted duck is a very nice duck it's not that big it looks similar to the appleyard. They love the water and are not very noisy.
  4. Tahai

    Tahai Chillin' With My Peeps

    Orpingtons or Cayugas?

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