What breed should I get?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Batty about Banties, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue swede, khaki Campbell, mallard, Peking....I already have 4 muscovies and 2 pekings. I'm hoping for not too messy and have good temperaments.
     
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    I have Crested Chinese, They are sweet and very cute.
     
  3. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm limited to the ones at the FS at the moment. Out if the breeds listed what are some opinions? I also need a quieter breed.
     
  4. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have campbell's. I think they are very pretty. They are not really too loud. But, these are very nervous ducks. They come to me for treats but I don't think they will ever be lap ducks. Since you already have pekins why not get those. That way you would be more likely to get pure bred offspring. It is hard keeping them all separated. Pekins are suppose to be the best pets.
     
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Blue Swede. They have good personalities and lay well. Plus they are awfully pretty to look at.

    Campbells might be high strung if you get them from the wrong place. Pekins are well known for being noisy. Some mallards can fly.
     
  6. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea I'll probably not get mallards.... Hmm. How do khakis measure up size wise to pekins?
     
  7. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Campbells are about 4-5 pounds. Pekins are double that. Jumbo pekins weigh even more.
     
  8. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    When I had my Khakis once them suckers got going darn they were noisy
     
  9. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm well khakis are out...... How big are the suedes compared to pekins?
     

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