What Breed of Duck Should I Get?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ViolinPlayer123, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Blue and White Magpie

    4 vote(s)
    19.0%
  2. Silver Appleyard

    7 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. White Call

    5 vote(s)
    23.8%
  4. Khaki Campbell

    5 vote(s)
    23.8%
  1. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I will be ordering from here... www.johnsonswaterfowl.com. I don't really have any requirements so just vote for which one you would choose. If you have any second choices please respond to the forum.
     
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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Oh, nice breeds! I'm going to say go with Calls...they're so adorable!! Second is Silver Appleyards. [​IMG]
     
  3. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for your opinion!
     
  4. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    I was going to vote for Khaki Campbells because they are supposedly the best egg layers, but I keep seeing the Silver Appleyards breed popping up again and again here in the duck forum, so I voted for them with the Khakis as my second choice.

    Hmmmm, maybe the universe is telling me I should be getting some Silver Appleyards for myself...
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Well I voted blue/white Magpie because that isn't a breed you see or hear alot about and they are gorgeous. Silver Appleyard is another so they would have been my second choice.
     
  6. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member


    That's a good point about the Magpie breed. Sounds like they are good multi-purpose birds too.
     
  7. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    Yes they are. I don't use mine for meat though. But, boy, my magpie hen lays eggs!
     
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  8. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for all your votes!
     
  9. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member


    I see from your profile that you also have Campbells and Anconas. Which of the three breeds have you found to be the best layers?
     
  10. MargaretAnneHK

    MargaretAnneHK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say white calls and second place, Magpie..
     

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