Any help on breed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickmamalee, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. chickmamalee

    chickmamalee Out Of The Brooder

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    Got these two ducks at auction. Not sure what the breed is. Could they be khaki campbells or runners? Anyone have a guess? Or a guess on sex? I am thinking neither is a drake... no flip up tail feathers. I could be wrong.
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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It looks like they could be blue runners. Do they have a loud quack or a raspy voice?
     
  3. chickmamalee

    chickmamalee Out Of The Brooder

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    One is loud and the other is raspy and a little meeker. They do almost sound hoarse.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are beautiful Congrats!!
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That sounds like you could have a pair.
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  7. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The loud one indicates a female, raspy indicates a male.

    Though I would watch them. It looks like the smaller one still has down which means it is still young. If that's the loud one it could end up raspy once it matures which would mean its a male, not a female.

    The smaller, blue one, looks like a blue runner or possibly a cross.
    The bigger one looks like a chocolate runner, cross as it doesn't look to be a pure runner.
    Definitely not khaki campbells though. They are the wrong color and wrong body/head shape
     
  8. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look Runner shape to me but that color looks somewhat similar to my light KCs. I guess a mixed breed for each. I think after a molt and some care and health their appearances might improve too.
     
  9. chickmamalee

    chickmamalee Out Of The Brooder

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    Small one is the raspy one. The bigger one is the loud one. They are such sweet ducks. My kids absolutely love them.
     

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