duck breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by moselys, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. moselys

    moselys In the Brooder

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    I recently received 2 ducklings from a local Amish family. I have no idea what breed of duck they are and neither did they. They are yellow and brown with orange legs and feet. They are VERY vocal. I think the one in the front of the picture might be a Mallard, but I have no idea on the other one. Can anyone help??


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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    It's hard to tell from the picture but they appear to be cross breeds.
     
  3. moselys

    moselys In the Brooder

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    Do the 2 new pictures give you any better of an idea??
     
  4. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Songster

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    deff not mallards
    but i agree they are mutt ducks.
     
  5. sarbee42

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    Hmm... Look like muscovy babies to me.. Were you able to see their parents or any other ducks?
     

  6. learycow

    learycow Crowing

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    I agree that they are crosses. Definitely not pure muscovy, but it looks like there may be some muscovy in there.

    Its really hard to tell what crosses they are unless you know the possible parent breeds
     
  7. moselys

    moselys In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! I will just ask again when their "grown-up" feathers come in if I still can't figure it out. I am positive that one is female cause she is starting to quack.
     
  8. polskituft

    polskituft In the Brooder

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    They look like Muscovy's to me if not mix breeds they are not mallards.
     
  9. sarbee42

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    Post new pics!! [​IMG]
     

  10. moselys

    moselys In the Brooder

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    Here is an updated picture of my duck. (unfortunately the other duck was attacked and didn't survive) Please let me know if you know what breed I might have. Thanks!
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