Saxony breeding

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by northeastguy, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. northeastguy

    northeastguy Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got 10 saxony ducks from holderead. I was wondering what your breeding arrangements are. I read that each male can require 3 females. I haven't sexed them but ideally I would like to propagate two lines if possible.
     
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  2. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be interested in this as well since I will be getting some Saxonies from Holderread as well(only 4 though).
     
  3. The Duck ABC's

    The Duck ABC's Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep 8 girls for each drake and fertility runs very high. The boys are very possessive and will pick fights with each other. A 1 to 3 ratio is a dream with Saxonies. Having a 1-3 will stress out the girls and their fertility will go down. I would shoot for at least a 1 to 5 ratio.
     
  4. northeastguy

    northeastguy Out Of The Brooder

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    The Duck ABC's :

    I keep 8 girls for each drake and fertility runs very high. The boys are very possessive and will pick fights with each other. A 1 to 3 ratio is a dream with Saxonies. Having a 1-3 will stress out the girls and their fertility will go down. I would shoot for at least a 1 to 5 ratio.

    Thanks, I knew I should of ordered 20​
     

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