What other ducks can successfully mate with a welsh harlequin?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nayeli, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard that if you breed the wrong type of ducks together that you will get a mule duck or a sterile duck. I'm wondering what other duck can successfully breed with a male welsh harlequin drake.

    Anyone have any idea?
     
  2. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all other mallard derived ducks. thats just about every domestic duck except muscovy
     
  3. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you list some names, I'm not very familiar with ducks. I have just seen them around the ponds =)
     
  4. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mallard, call duck, ayelsbury, pekin, kahki campbell, cayuga, indian runner, balinese crested, hybrid layers, swedish blue, silver appelyard, buff orpington, ancona, magpie. Thgeirs tons more as well. What breeds have you seen
     
  5. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mallard, Khaki-White-Dark Campbell, Rouen, Runner, Magpie, Ancona, Swede, Pekin, Dutch Hookbill, (Australian Spotted, Call and East India are small but probably can), Crested, Buff, Saxony, Appleyard, Welsh H of course, mixed, Cayuga, Cascade. That is all the ducks I can think of. Like she said every mallard derived duck except Muscovy.
     
  6. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he actually. but yes youre right
     
  7. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I will have to see what options there are in my area. What are the best meat ducks?
     
  8. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ayelsbury, pekin. muscovys are great meat ducks especially if you ross them with pekins or ayelsburys however the offspring will be infertile. You can also get pekin based hybrids which are good meat ducks
     
  9. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry Max, I did not notice the name. My mistake.
     
  10. LaurelC

    LaurelC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do Pekin/muscovy crosses quack like pekins do or stay quiet like muscovies?
     

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