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whats the rarest duck breeds?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hdowden, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    i have 2 pekin hens but i want some rarer breeds than that and was woundering what the rare breeds are and about how much it cost to get good quility.
     

  2. DUCKGIRL89

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    Quote:Anconas. A good quality hen/drake would cost around $20 or $30
    Cayugas they cost around $15-$20
    Saxonys (cant put a price on them, but I imagine around the same as a ancona)
     
  3. mandelyn

    mandelyn Crowing

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  4. hossfeathers

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    Also look up the society for protection of poultry antiques.
     
  5. farmdude

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    Quote:Excellent link. Thanks for sharing. [​IMG]
     
  6. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Dont get into wild exotic and migratory waterfowl. It will break your bank. [​IMG] But on domestics probably silver appleyards.
     
  7. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

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    Shetland ducks Are EXTREMELY rare. gonna getum next spring!
     

  8. DUCKGIRL89

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    Quote:i think saxonys are more rare then silver appleyards. btu both are very rare. also welsh harlequins.
     
  9. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    It's probably those Dutch Hookbills. They are cute ducks, too, and rather unique looking.

    About $8.50 each plus shipping, 10 minimum. Probably end up somewhere close to $10 per duckling. Order from Holderread. Spend the extra $2 to get the show potential ones.

    If you want small, then probably it would be the Silkies. They need special care, though, because they aren't as well insulated from the weather.
     
  10. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

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    Quote:i really like hookbills but MAN! i dont know if i will ever grow on their unique features. im thinking about purchasing a pair from holderreads
     

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