What drake would fit in best?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BorderKelpie, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Songster

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    I have three ducks. One is a BEI that is always broody, one WH - mostly white with silvery smudging, and one penquin - y looking Ancona.

    What breed of drake would you choose for that mixture? I doubt iI would raise very many babies, but I would love to let Cuddy hatch a few of her own and I like the idea of them having a 'guardian' drake to make the family (harem) complete.

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2011

  2. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Songster

    Jul 15, 2009
    ARIZONA
    Is Cuddy the broody one? If so then I would get another BEI so you would have purebreds. Your other ducks might just go broody after there nests get so full or when they feel like it. I guess you should just pick which breed you like the best and get a drake in that breed.
     
  3. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Songster

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    What does BEI stand for? Any breed that you already have would work.
     
  4. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Songster

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    Quote:black east indie. If it were me I would get a BEI drake or any other bantam sized drake you find pretty. Any other size drake might be too big for your BEI female
     
  5. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Songster

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    Quote:black east indie. If it were me I would get a BEI drake or any other bantam sized drake you find pretty. Any other size drake might be too big for your BEI female

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     

  6. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Songster

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    Thanks everyone! I was sorta leaning toward BEI, I hope I can find one somewhere.
     
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2011

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