Breed Q>?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Pancholoco, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I'm new to waterfowl, recently bought 3 duckling 2 of 'em are Khaki Campbell but don't know what breed is the other one.

    Can you help me?

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    Thanks
     
  2. Zombified

    Zombified Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new to ducks too, so I could be wrong, but it LOOKS like a Magpie duckling. They're gorgeous ducks. :)
     
  3. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup the other one is a magpie. I got my first magpie duckling about six weeks ago and I absolutely love him!
     
  4. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pattering on the magpie duckling also looks very nice. It is a challenge to breed magpies which are true to their coloring (and black "cap" on their head, a "saddle" of black on their back, and a black ring going around the rear.) Congrats on the new ducklings!
     
  5. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... I have never had personal experience with tractorsupply (I order all my ducklings because there are no local places where I can buy ducklings where I live), but what I have heard from other people about these types of places is that they are disorganized and have very limited knowledge most of the time. For example I have heard of numerous people say that the people who work at these places sexed the ducklings, the ducklings turned out to be the opposite.

    Where there any other magpie ducklings there or was that the only one?
     
  7. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Were more available same pattern.

    Thanks
    Pancho
     
  8. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They probably just did not add magpies to the list.
     
  9. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some tractor supply locations get ducklings from local breeders or feed stores (cheap usually). So they may have a different selection than what the website says.

    I agree with the above, it looks like a black magpie
     
  10. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys for your time, I'll keep posting pictures as they grow up.
     

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