Type of duck to go for ..help???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by smiths12, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. smiths12

    smiths12 Out Of The Brooder

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    Still deciding what breed of du k to go for.. need some help. Have cherry valleys. Campbells and runners in mind at the moment. Want a breed that is fairly quiet if that is possible and a friendly breed ???
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    I'm not sure what cherry valleys are, but campbells and runners are both known to be a bit nervous and high strung so if you're looking for a calm, friendly breed you might want to avoid those. I know from experience both welsh harlequins and pekins are friendly and calm as well as excellent producers. Mine aren't loud. For a really quiet breed you'd want to look at muscovies since they are the quietest breed. I had them for a little while and they seemed calm and friendly enough. The drawback to them is that they can fly so you need to keep their wings clipped or keep them in a covered pen.
     
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