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Breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chicken-Lover23, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. Chicken-Lover23

    Chicken-Lover23 New Egg

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    Okay so I got some new ducks at Tractor Supply today. The man said they were a white something-another. I dont remember what he said they were but I'm really curious about what they are. If you have a guess
    please post it. He also said they make good pets and are very friendly. Heres some pics;[​IMG]
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    Thanks :)
     
  2. Fleabuskitty

    Fleabuskitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Although I am not really interested in ducks, I asked the person at TSC what breed the ducks were when I was there the other day and they said "Peking". I'm pretty sure that there is no breed of duck called a Peking, but I do know that there are Pekins. I had two Pekin ducks years ago and they were yellow as ducklings and grew up to be white. Maybe he said White Pekin? I remember mine being fairly friendly, although they were big and heavy and scratched me when I tried to hold them. Of course, I was ten years old at the time, so that was probably why!
    Good luck on finding out what your ducklings are and [​IMG]
     
  3. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did he say "Pekin" perhaps?
     
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Went to TSC on Friday to buy wire and stopped by to see what kind of chicks and ducklings they had. The ducklings looked like they were White Pekins, and then they had some black ducklings. Any idea what breed? I would have gotten a couple, but we were going to be in the car for awhile and I didn't want them to be hauled all over the place.

    ~ Aspen
     
  5. Chicken-Lover23

    Chicken-Lover23 New Egg

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    Oh. Okay. Thanks guys. I'll do some research and maybe even call Tractor Supply.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    The blk ones you saw where probably Cayuga if they were solid blk.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Most likely Pekin, TSC has corporate contracts with hatcheries for the spring ducklings. State location will dictate what breeds they offer due to the state laws on what can and can not be sold.
     
  9. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Those look like Pekin to me and they will be excellent ducks and quite large.

    My Pekin are clownish and sociable. They follow me around chattering and stop and listen carefully when I talk to them. They are nice company
     
  10. goosehead

    goosehead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right here
    That's a Pekin AKA white pekin

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