Duck experts, what's breeds are these?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AnneInTheBurbs, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. AnneInTheBurbs

    AnneInTheBurbs Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello all. Have chickens and turkeys, but no ducks.... yet.


    A friend is trying to pass these on to me. From Craigslist, but his wife doesn't want them. Any help is appreciated!

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Well the bigger one is a goose, so there's that. A tufted roman, I think. Looks like it has a tuft.

    And the duckling looks to possibly be a crested blue swedish. I can't see if it has a chest patch.
     
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  3. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I agree with the Roman Tufted.... I would say the duckling is either a crested Blue Swedish or a crested Blue Runner....
     
  4. AnneInTheBurbs

    AnneInTheBurbs Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, thank you guys. I may be bringing them home, if hubby agrees. I do have a large pool to make a pond, and I would get a few more to keep them company. Will post updates. :thumbsup
     
  5. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Okay!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Make sure to get another goose, too. Geese need friends of their own kind to be happy :)
     
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    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    And duckling...
     
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    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    I assumed that's what they meant when they said they planned to get a few more. A lot of people think geese can be happy with just ducks or chickens, which isn't the case. So I wanted to make sure they knew to get another gosling too.
     
  9. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I bet your right... I would never raise ducks and geese together again, after our gander killed my favorite duck hen...[​IMG]
     
  10. AnneInTheBurbs

    AnneInTheBurbs Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you all. I have decided to pass on keeping these guys. I have 14 chickens, 3 turkeys, and assorted chicks. I also just picked up 16 meat chicken chicks today. I just don't have time or energy for some more animals that will require a different habitat and several friends.

    If anyone is in the SE Pa area, my friend is just trying to bpfind them a good home.
     

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