whats a good partner of a pekin?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by frizzleman74, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. frizzleman74

    frizzleman74 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2010
    Fairfield County
    im thinking about getting 2 ducks, a pekin drake and i don't know what other breed to get; welsh harlequin, cayuga, or rouen. What would be the pest partner for a pekin? And is it ok to get 2 drakes and keep them together if their going to be raised from duckling.
  2. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    I have Pekins,Cayugas,Mallards, Anconas,Runners all together. I think if you are only going to have 2, I would get something from either medium class or large class so it doesn't get squished by the big pekin [​IMG] JMO
    I would say it really is whatever you prefer to get out of those choices you listed. Yes, people do have just drakes together...but I have drakes and hens and have no experience on it so maybe someone who does will post as well.
    I think you will love your ducks [​IMG] no matter what breed!
  3. AdamD77

    AdamD77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2010
    Bedfordshire, England
    I agree with the comment above about choosing a medium or heavy weight bird, though if you're getting two males it won't matter so much as hopefully they won't be trying to mate with each other! I think a cayuga might be nice, for the contrast between the white and black [​IMG]

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