Want to raise a few ducks for my friend... which are friendliest?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LovinMyPeeps, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    So my friend lost her two mallards this year to a dog that got onto her land and killed them. She cried for weeks, wants more ducks and I would like to incubate some for her. She has a beautiful pond and a duck house. Any ideas what ducks would be a good choice for incubation? We live in a really cold part of the country (Canadian Border) so do I want mallards again for her? They need to be pretty hardy.

  2. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Songster

    Aug 27, 2009
    I'm in love with my muscovys. They are the first ducks I have had and they are so extremely easy to take care of.
  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I also suggest Muscovies, they're total puppy dogs when raised with lots of human interaction. Double check with your friend or find a way to see if she likes them first...as crazy as it sounds some people do think they're ugly, lol. [​IMG]

    ETA: My White Crested ducks(or crested pekins) were also very friendly & super cute!
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2010

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