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white crested ducks/pekins

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by deutsch11, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. deutsch11

    deutsch11 New Egg

    Mar 15, 2016
    Caddo Mills
    I have two male pekins that need some girls. Someone has two whited crested ducks. Is it OK to get them? I read on here the Crest was a deformity and they shouldn't breed.
  2. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

    Apr 28, 2015
    Jefferson County, MO
    Yeah, if you plan to hatch some ducklings, I recommend that you avoid any ducks that are crested.
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    As long as you don't hatch the eggs you should be fine. I think they'll need more than two girls - keep an eye on them. The girls' lives depend on your protection.

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