bill color?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Blondiega1, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas on why one of my pekin ducklings have has a pink bill and one is yellow?
    Just want to make sure it's not a nutrition thing or something else I need to be concerned about.

    I was cleaning their crate so they were in a laundry basket.

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  2. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like you may have two different breeds there!
    Pekins generally look like the one with the yellow/orange bill and the feet should be the same color.
    Did you get them from a hatchery?
     
  3. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually took them in from a guy who just showed up and wanted to release them on our lake.
    I knew they weren't ready to survive on the lake yet, so I'm raising them until they are.
    He bought them at the local TSC for his daughter for Easter and then realized they were more than he was prepared to handle.
    I couldn't turn them away!
     
  4. Kevin565

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  5. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
    This makes me feel better!
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    No Problem at all. Your birds are adorable! [​IMG]
     
  7. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
    I really wasn't prepared to do ducklings, but I couldn't just let him turn them loose!
     

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