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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck mad 2012, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. duck mad 2012

    duck mad 2012 In the Brooder

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    hi does anyone know what breed for duck this is? thanks
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  2. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Songster

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    pekin
     
  3. duck mad 2012

    duck mad 2012 In the Brooder

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    i bought him as an aylesbury?
     
  4. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Songster

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    I know nothing of that breed?
    looks like a pekin to me.
    but if you knew the breed why ask ?
    just look the breeds up and see which matches your duck .
     
  5. RouenDuck

    RouenDuck Chirping

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    It could be a pekin or an aylesbury, I have trouble telling the two apart. Pekin is more common though.
     
  6. veronicasmom

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    How old is the duck? Full grown? If I remember right, the Aylesbury looks like a very large Pekin but the bill is pinkish, not orange like a Pekin. Could be that yours is a cross between a Pekin and Aylesbury.
    At any rate, it is a very cute duck. I love the looks of both breeds. I miss my Pekin, she was so very sweet.
     
  7. duck mad 2012

    duck mad 2012 In the Brooder

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    i have looked at both breeds and i cant tell the difference, iam not to sure how old he is as i rescued him but i think hes about 1ish he is a stunning duck, i took him to show shows last year for the 1st time and he won his class and got res best in show i was soo proud of him
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  8. learycow

    learycow Crowing

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    I would say White Layer duck. Bred for egg production.
    They look very similar to Pekins but are generally more lean and lay a ton more eggs
     
  9. veronicasmom

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    I never heard of a "White Layer". Interesting. How would you tell the diff between them and a Pekin besides the body weight? At any rate, he is a cute duckie.
     

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