Baby Pekin?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bantams751, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. bantams751

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    Hey guys so I was at TSC a few days ago and they had baby ducks available, I have a few mallards at home already but anyway back to the subject I got what appears to be a baby mallard or Rouen and a baby Pekin apparently, but the baby Pekin has a few black down feathers on its back, barely noticeable from a distance and also up close but they're there lol anyone know if the feathers will turn black there as an adult? I'll also try to post a picture of what appears to be a mallard or Rouen and see if anyone can guess which it is. Thanks!
     
  2. brookesducks

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    Pekin ducks are pure yellow when little, and when adult they will be pure white.
     
  3. bantams751

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    Yeah true so could this be possibly some other duck?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Must be can you posts some pics?
     
  5. bantams751

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    [​IMG] on the close-ups you can see that the little black feathers are there but barely noticeable[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  6. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think that its a pekin the black feathers might just be its skin
     
  7. bantams751

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    It could be but the little patch seems to have gotten darker since I got him
     
  8. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, just watch him it doesn't really matter unless you want to show him. Best of luck.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I've never known a Pekin duckling to have blk on it why not go to the Pekin Club thread and post your pics there I will say that is one cutie looks to be full of personality. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/742668/pekin-duck-club/8800#post_16691113and

    @bantams751 Welcome to BYC!!
     
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  10. brookesducks

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    Looking at the picture I'm pretty sure it's a pekin. Like above, It might just be skin... but if not she could be a mix maybe
     

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