What’s your favorite duck breed and why ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Brahmachicken240, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Brahmachicken240

    Brahmachicken240 Crossing the Road

    Dec 26, 2018
    What’s your number 1 favorite duck breed and why ?

    My number one favorite would have to be Rouens.
    They’re cold hardy, they can’t fly so you don’t have to worry about them flying off somewhere, they’re okay layers, they’re very calm and quite quiet and they’re just beautiful. They're like big mammoth mallards

    Now, time to tell me what your favorites are and feel free to post some pics if you have any
  2. mixedUPturk

    mixedUPturk Loves Hatching

    May 28, 2015
    Zachary, LA
    My fav has always been the Cayuga! They're stunning in their blackness with the green tinge its gorgeous! I had a flock of them a couple years ago and they were something the neighbors wanted to bring the grandchildren to see. Also dont fly like those Rouens you love but Bonus they lay a colored egg! I learned that keeping ducks is hard but their quacks melt my heart like childrens laughter. Cant properly keep them at this time so i dont have any pics sorry
  3. LRH97

    LRH97 Songster

    Jul 29, 2013
    Southern Illinois
    Definitely Muscovies. They're not noisy, a little odd, and they come in a bunch of cool colors! Plus they're so fun to watch when they talk to each other with their crests up and their heads bobbing everywhere. :D
  4. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

    Sep 2, 2018
    Big Chimney, WV
    My Coop
    Indian Runners! Have five fawn and white, two drakes, three girls, and they are always fun to watch. They look like they are wearing brown sweaters and white shorts and run like little dinos. And who can resist a little, shy duck approaching you and asking for some meal-worms?
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Gosh that is a hard one since I have 3 breeds. But My all time favorite has to be Muscovy I started out with them and they are just such cool birds.
    Then Runners, so different from the Muscovy's. Such clowns.
    Last but not least is my 2 Buffs who actually think they are Runners. Just the best group anyone could ask for. IMG_1774.JPG IMG_1091.JPG IMG_1177.JPG IMG_1124 (1).JPG IMG_1695.JPG
  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    CALL DUCKS are my favorite. Lots of personality in a tiny box.
    They can fly, but they have good homing instinct, so even if mine fly around the property, they come right back. The females are very loud when they QUACK, but they mostly only do it when they see me coming and want out. They are decent layers of chicken-sized eggs, they can be found in many beautiful colors. They can also tolerate more drakes per flock because hens and drakes usually pair up and stick with each other.
    Oh and they are a fun challenge to incubate and hatch!
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  7. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Such precious little chubby faces and bodies :love
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    IMG_1736.JPG IMG_1126.JPG IMG_1544.JPG My favourite Ducks are Calls. They are fantastic little loud mouths withs quirky personalities..:wee
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    :highfive: like their owners?? (myself included!) :gig

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