Perching Ducks

Mandarin Ducks

Mandarins are native to Asia. Mandarins are one of the most popular ducks kept in captivity. Mandarins are native to Asia. Mandarins are known for their beautiful colors and are one of the easiest to breed in captivily.  They are a very hardy bird and can adapt to most weather. Mandarins prefer an elevated nest box and lay a clutch of 8-10 eggs which are incubated for about 28-30 days.

 

 

 

White Mandarin Ducks

White Mandarins are the white mutation of Mandarin Ducks which are only found in captivity.  Their habits are the same as Mandarin Ducks.





 

 

Woodducks

Woodducks are native to North America.  Woodducks are very popular in waterfowl collections.  They are very similar to raising Mandarins.  They nest in an elevated nest box and lay a clutch of 8-10 eggs which are incubated for about 28-30 days.

 

 

Silver Woodducks

Silver Woodducks are only found in captivity and are a color mutation of Woodducks.  Their breeding habits are the same as Woodducks.





 

 

 Maned Geese

Maned Geese are the Australian Woodduck.  They are technically called geese but are actually ducks.  They prefer elevated nest boxes like their native relatives the Woodduck.  They lay 8-11 eggs and are incubated for about 28-30 days.

 

 

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