Duckling Breeds

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HendersonFarms, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. HendersonFarms

    HendersonFarms New Egg

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    Hello everyone! I just got some ducks the other day and I have been trying to figure out what breed they are, if anyone can help me that would be great!
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  2. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    They're adorable. I'd bet they are Runners, but I'm not good at identifying colors.

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    Check out these cuties! Am I right about the breed and any idea on color?
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Oh, oh, oh ![​IMG]

    Look like Ancona 'lings to me.
     
  4. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too much color to be anconas but could certainly be crosses.
    Pekins crossed with swedish tend to have darker spotted markings like that
     
  5. PotatoWaffles

    PotatoWaffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holy cuteness! They could be anything, really. They are standing tall which indicates runner, but they don't quite have the runner shape. I was thinking like learycow, Pekin/black Swedish mix? White runner/black Swedish? The white on them almost looks more like an oversized bib than random spotting. But they're so slender! They look like they have at least a little runner in them. Could be Heinz 57's. Cute little 'lings!
     
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  6. LeiaLayers5

    LeiaLayers5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not an expert but the third one looks like my Khaki Campbell when I first got it. The second one looks like some black swedish I have seen on the boards but never seen any like the first. They are really cute!
     
  7. Alicia0795

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    looks my black swedish when she was a baby!
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  8. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First looks like a magpie, second a Swedish and 3rd a KC. I can't wait to see what they look like when they get older. Very cute.
     
  9. edillon216

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    Can anyone tell me what kind of ducks I have?
     
  10. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guesses are (starting from top going clockwise) Pekin, Khaki Campbell, Black Swedish, Magpie.
     

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