Duckling breed pictures?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tharrell, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. tharrell

    tharrell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any way we could get a thread going with pictures of ducklings, and what breed they are? And maybe show what the ducklings mature into? I'm still trying to figure out what breed my babies are that were sold to me as purebred. I think I have 2-3 different breeds and am hoping some pictures might help!
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    What colors are your ducklings? Pure yellow ducklings are usually white pekins; all black (bills, feet, down) or all black with yellow breast are cayuga; rouens are brown and yellow striped.
     
  3. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    What about khaki campbell's? I think two of mine are khaki's. They are like a charcoal black/dark grey with black bill and feet.
     
  4. barnwife

    barnwife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The yellow ducklings I have gotten have turned into fawn and white runner, pekin, and buff ducks. You usually cannot tell any markings until four weeks old or so for the fawn and white, but some you can see a slight "shadow" outlining their darker areas while still newborn.

    the striped ones are usually rouen or mallard...rouen are BIG striped ones, the mallard are very tiny striped ducklings.

    the black and yellow have turned out to be magpie ducks or black swedish.

    the yellow and grey have turned out to be blue swedish

    the black have turned out to be black runner and cayuga.

    the brown one turned out to be a chocolate runner duck.


    This is all that I have knowledge of...and its only from watching over the course of four months what grew into which from the "surprise mix of purebreds" I bought at my feed and seed (so, ultimately from ideal poultry).

    the hatchery sites have very good pics of the baby ducklings as well as the mature ducks. I would suggest going there. It was very helpful for me!
     
  5. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have pics of WH ducklings? I know they're yellow with darker head markings and silver or light tipped down. Would love some pictures though,
     
  7. DUCKOBSESSED

    DUCKOBSESSED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are the pics I have

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    Blue baby, Two blue adults, and One Black adult. The black look the same as babies except they are black.


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    Pekin baby and adult

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    Rouen baby and Adult

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  8. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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  9. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are those all yours? They're absolutely adorable!
     
  10. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yep! Thank you. You can read\ see updates on them if you click on the link in my signature: "Duckling Diaries- The Life and Times of a Welshie Trio"
    -Banti
     

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