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

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

  1. smiths12

    smiths12 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 13, 2016
    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 Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    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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