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What breed is this? Can you help.

post #1 of 9
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Not sure he looks like a Muscovy? The grey and spotted chest one, what are your opinions? I have 2pekin ducks both females. 2mallards a boy and girl and I am questioning what the grey one might be consider? The boy mallard with the green head and the grey spotted chest one is a boy. 2boys 3females

Edited by eLiz423 - 6/3/16 at 5:57am
post #2 of 9

It's not a Muscovy.  Mallard derived of some sort - possibly a crossbred.

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post #3 of 9

In the picture it looks dark but since you called it grey I'm going to guess it's a Blue Swedish, though the markings wouldn't be considered show quality. But that would only matter if you are showing it or breeding to breed standard. It could also be a crossbreed, but it defiantly has some Swedish in it.

 

All in all a very handsome boy. :D

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Here's another picture
Here's my 2boys

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It may be a mismarked blue Swedish or a crossbred.  I had similarly colored offspring from a Rouen/Pekin cross.

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post #6 of 9

Do you have a picture @sourland? Would love to see so we can compare.

 

@eLiz423 where did you get them? I'm thinking it was from a feed store. It that's the case I'm thinking there's a better chance you got a mismarked Swedish rather than a crossbreed. Hatcheries aren't as concerned about breeding to standard but they do generally keep the different breeds separate. Or at least they should try really hard.

post #7 of 9
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Yes got these guys from Tractor Supply. Can you see him better in those pictures above?

So my crested Pekin brood a duckling that has the same kind of markings of this guy but crested. This is very exciting. Here is a picture of the baby on day 1. I will try to get a better picture of it as soon as I can

post #8 of 9
Yeah, it looks like a mismarked blue swedish big_smile.png
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post #9 of 9

Look at that little poof! So cute.

 

Yes this pictures show his color better. My opinion is still that he is a Blue Swedish.

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