trying to decide what ducks are best for us

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by adyhart1, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. adyhart1

    adyhart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2010
    Waco, TX
    [​IMG] ok so I live in central TX. I have 5 acres and a HUGE pond. I have chickens and quail and at one point had muscovys but a stray dog decided to kill them... Since then we have predator proofed my property as much as possible.... What do all you wonderfully duck educated people think?
     
  2. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    I think everyone needs Call Ducks [​IMG]

    Are you looking for eggs, meat or just lawn ornaments? I'm sure some of the more experienced duck people can give you some better advice than me.
     
  3. adyhart1

    adyhart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2010
    Waco, TX
    I love duck its delicious! Lol I've never had there eggs but have heard great things for baking! And my husband and I love to sit by our pond weather permitting and just watch so I would like then for entertainment!
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    The "classic" look is a bunch of white ducks and some Mallard-y looking ducks on a pond.

    I think you should mix it up with some Cayugas, and then a whole slew of call ducks, all different "flavors."
     
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  5. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. adyhart1

    adyhart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2010
    Waco, TX
    Quote:Love it! I've got my eye on some eBay auctions and some on here! I wish some werent so expensive lol
     
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  7. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Are you bidding against me for the butterscotch call duck eggs?
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  8. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Adyhart1 !!!! I'm in Waco to.
    Welsh Harlequins get my vote. I have a pair of them ... Daisy and Stanley...
     
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  9. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pekins.

    Classic white duck and very low maintenance.
     
  10. adyhart1

    adyhart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2010
    Waco, TX
    Lol no I'm not bidding against you! And I think I'm just going to get some call ducks lol
     

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