Should I get another breed of duck? ~wanting more of a challenge~

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xIndigoSkyx, May 13, 2011.

  1. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Songster

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    I already have 4 pekin's and 3 rouens but I was wondering if I should get another breed and if so what kind. I live in northern Alberta so I can't be to susceptible to cold temperature's.
     
  2. DuckyMom

    DuckyMom Chirping

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    I'm going to have to say runners! (My personal duck of choice.)

    Emily
     
  3. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Songster

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    I've always personally liked the black Indian runner myself
     
  4. devin0

    devin0 Chirping

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    I vote runners also! Or call ducks, but I'm not sure how theyd do in cold temperatures.
     
  5. aineheartsyou

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    I love my runners and welsh harlequins [​IMG]
     
  6. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    If you really want a challenge, try Calls. I think they need some protection from the weather, though.

    I don't think any ducks are "more challenging". They are all easy. The Calls are difficult to hatch is why they are more challenging.

    Or, if you want something cold hardy that will keep you on your toes, try geese.
     
  7. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Songster

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    My mums been wanting to get geese for a while now so maybe
     
  8. KansasKid

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    Exotic ducks, Mandarin, Baikal, etc.
     
  9. pete55

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    I think maybe gain more experience before considering geese [​IMG]
     
  10. DurhamDuck

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    Quote:We've got ducks and geese and geese by far are EASIER and less messy and more friendly. I highly recommend them- plus they make great guards to your flock- their very protective.
     

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