Are these Pekins or Jumbo Pekins?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Smartie_Pants, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Songster

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    I have had many breeds of ducks, but these are my first pekins. I got them and 4 other ducklings at a feed store in April. I know they are Pekin, but they are HUGE. Since I've never had them before, I can't compare them to anything else. Jumbo or regular?

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    They were so big that the kiddie pools weren't deep enough for them, so we caught some 60 inch round ones on sale at K-mart for 9.99. They are about 1 1/2 to 2 feet deep, and they can actually float in them and not touch bottom. They love it!
     

  2. percyj

    percyj Songster

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    No clue, but talk about ah-dorable!!! IDK, maybe regular pekin??? [​IMG]
     
  3. juice

    juice In the Brooder

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    Hi , we have our first pekin duck recently, any tips on how to tame them ? Is there any favorite snacks that will win them over? THANKS!
     
  4. Red Maple Farms

    Red Maple Farms Wish Granted

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    How much do they weigh?
     

  5. treldib

    treldib Songster

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    Quote:I would also like to know...this could help greatly.
     
  6. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Regular Pekins weigh 5-6 pounds, Jumbos weigh 8-12 pounds (or maybe more). Weigh one & see. [​IMG]
     

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