does not have characteristic white ring around neck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SunnyD, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. SunnyD

    SunnyD Out Of The Brooder

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    A friend of mine dropped off a young duckling that was orphaned on his farm. It was a scraggly looking dirty brown color. Well, surprise surprise, that little guy turned into a beautiful what looks like a Mallard drake. However, he does not have characteristic white ring around neck.
    At what age does that develop or is my drake a different bird altogether?
     
  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Pictures! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2009
  3. SunnyD

    SunnyD Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Ok I'll try to get one and figure out how to post it. Thanks.
     
  4. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Oh oh oh... [​IMG]
     
  5. SunnyD

    SunnyD Out Of The Brooder

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    Not the best picture but might help.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Guessing a Khaki Campbell mix. Shading on the breast makes me think of a Welsh Harlequin or Roeun or Saxony or . . . . ?
    Edited to add that Khaki drakes don't get the white ring.
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2009
  7. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Beautiful drake!
     
  8. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    that's deffinatly not a mallard his body shape is different just has the simliar colors he's very beautiful! [​IMG]
     

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