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Duckling breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Madisan, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what breed the black duckling is? It is all black with yellow underneath. Black legs and feet with black bill as well.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cayuga perhaps.
     
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, looks like my Cayuga babies. They sometimes have a little light yellow or gray color on their chests as ducklings. It could also be a Cayuga cross since it does look to be pretty bright yellow there.

    Here's one of my Cayuga ducklings:
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    And here are some of my Cayuga/Rouen crosses:
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    They can look pretty similar, but you'll see different markings show up as they get in their adult feathers if it is a cross. The yellow area will fade as it gets older and black feathers will eventually come in there if it's a pure Cayuga. If it's a cross it will have white feathers come in there instead of black.
     
  4. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have beautiful babies :) and these came from ideal hatchery as assorted ducks
     
  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it came from Ideal I would say you have a Cayuga. Very cute!
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2015
  6. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     

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