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Breed please? She was all black but now has brown

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by off-grid hen, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. off-grid hen

    off-grid hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this is a female, she was all black as a duckling. She is about a month old. I think it's a cayuga. I'm new to ducks. Thank you. :)
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    If Cayuga she would still be blk, at first I though KC but looked them up and doesn't look like one I'm not sure where did you get this duck? sure is pretty.
     
  3. off-grid hen

    off-grid hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a hardware store duck. Cashier had no idea. My husband brought home 3 ducklings and 3 turkeys (Not sure their breed either). The other 2 ducks are Pekin and crested.
     
  4. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute, but not a Cayuga. Cayugas are so black they look purple and green. Maybe a mix?
     
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    DUCKOBSESSED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 on the mix. Very cute!
     
  6. off-grid hen

    off-grid hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can feed store assortments be mixes? I thought they were assortments of different breeds. I'm not saying the hatchery they were purchased from has exemplary breeding stock, but I wouldn't think they'd be mutts. That hasn't been my experience with chickens, anyway. :). She has lots of personality and we like her. Maybe someday she will like us lol. I will post a photo when she is older.
     
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  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    The only feed store I've been to that had poultry had pur breeds from hatcheries. I didn't think they sold mixed either.
     
  8. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... Well in that case I don't think she is a mix. Maybe a Rouen?
     
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  9. off-grid hen

    off-grid hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I guess we will have a surprise when she is older. I'll post another photo in a month or so. :D. Here is a photo of her the day after DH brought them home. All black.
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  10. Miss Lydia

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    Just precious.
     

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