What hatchery better for crested ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tileman@prodigBird Raiser, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. tileman@prodigBird Raiser

    tileman@prodigBird Raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am intrested in getting some white crested ducks. I plan on showing them. What hatchery is better for quality crested. Mertzer or ideal poultry.
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    If you think you want to try hatching some in the spring, hamandeggsranch.com has some that are from the breeding stock of a top exhibitor in the area. She is not hathcing and shipping hatchlings to my knowledge.
     
  3. tileman@prodigBird Raiser

    tileman@prodigBird Raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking for sexed ducklings.
     
  4. streemers

    streemers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just ordered some babies from mcmurrey. should be here the 23rd. might wanna check them out.....
     
  5. streemers

    streemers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh they dont sex them either [​IMG]
     
  6. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered some from Ideal, won't have them until the end of March but they do sex them.
     
  7. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

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    It is my understanding if you want top quality ducks or geese, Holderreads is the best, then Metzers as far as hatcheries go. Much better quality than most other hatcheries for waterfowl is what I have been told.
     
  8. tileman@prodigBird Raiser

    tileman@prodigBird Raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes holddereads has great quality birds, I have gettig some adults from him Friday and some ducklings in april. He does not have white crested.
     

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