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What is the friendliest breed of duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by dehave, May 9, 2008.

  1. dehave

    dehave Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2008
    I have young kids that will want to play with and handle the ducks. What breed would be most likely to enjoy that kind of interaction, if any?

  2. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    call ducks of course:D but they can be hard to find in some areas
  3. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Call ducks probably, but they are expensive and as mentioned before they are hard to find.
  4. Dodgegal79

    Dodgegal79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 1, 2007
    Princeton BC Canada
    I would say Muscovys are good too. Make sure to get girls.
  5. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Pekins are extra friendly too!!!
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Call Ducks are the best.
  7. BeckyBird

    BeckyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2008
    Call ducks! Not only are they friendly, but they are the most adorable creatures on the face of the earth.
  8. nutmeggie

    nutmeggie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2008
    Northern Michigan
    When I was doing research about what ducks are friendly (When I was going to get a couple as pets, ended up getting two geese instid for now) many people said Cayuga and Peking were very friendly towards people. They said Call ducks were friendly but also very noisy. I didn't want something too noisy so I steered away from the call ducks when I decided which breed I wanted to get. (I just ended up changing the type of bird instid) Good luck with the breed you get!! [​IMG]
  9. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    My call ducks are not friendly, yet, but I do not think they have been very socialized. I have two girls and they are not very loud at all as long as I keep them together and don't try to catch them to coop at night. [​IMG]
  10. dehave

    dehave Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2008
    nutmeggie, what kind of geese did you end up getting? Was it because they are friendly? I think we need something bigger than call ducks. My daughter really wants Cayugas.

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