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Can anyone tell me what sort of duck this us?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Teanah, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. Teanah

    Teanah New Egg

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    So about 4 to 5 weeks ago my husband took my step daughter to our local tractor supply and came home with a duckling. He/she is starting to grow its feathers and my mother and myself originally thought he was a mallard but he has a white ring arond his neck so now i am not completely sure what breed he/she is. I am planning on taking him/her out to my mothers house in the next week or two, she has 10 other ducks on her farm. And she is wanting me to try and find out what breed he or she is. I have been looking online and have found nothing.

    Thank you for your help, i will post a picture of him/her. [​IMG]
     
  2. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that is a Rouen mix.
     
  3. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think ... wait. Does it have a white feather by its tail? The neck ring throws me off, but some purebred have that.
    My guess is a Rouen cross.
    @Spyderk117 is usually right, I've noticed. :D
     
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  4. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Purebred Rouens don't have a white collar when they are ducklings.
     
  5. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really? I thought some did... Oh well.
    Mine turned out to be mixes anyhow, so I will bow to your knowledge. :lau
     
  6. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do a lot of research![​IMG]

    Lol!
     
  7. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know, now that I think about it... Your duckling looks similiar to mine. My dark ones had a ring around their necks.
    The ladies had mixed Rouens, buttt... the also had three grey (silver... actually called Cumberland Blue) Indian Runners, and a Saxony). Maybe contact the breeder and ask what she had with the adults.
     
  8. Teanah

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    No he or she doesnt have any white tail feathers. The white ring around his neck threw my mom off as well. Thabk you all so much.
     

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