Duckling help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by EmilyR24, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. EmilyR24

    EmilyR24 Just Hatched

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    Hello!
    I am new here, I have 9 chickens, but have recently aquired 2 ducklings! I am not very familiar with ducks but have raised chicks. I am curious to what breed they are, I was told they may be domestic mallards(that's what their mother is), but they do not seem to look like any domestic mallard ducklings I find on the Internet. Could come one help? They are a week and a half old, eating chick starter(NON-medicated) Thank you! :)

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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. EmilyR24

    EmilyR24 Just Hatched

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    Thank you! :) I will try that !
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please let us know what they are when you find out, they are cute as the dickens.
     
  5. EmilyR24

    EmilyR24 Just Hatched

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    I will! I must say, they are MUCH messier then the chicks... Water fowl lol! :/
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    They look like Cayugas.
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They would be crossbreds. If their mother was a Mallard. I'd say their father was very likely a Black Swedish, going by their white bib.
     

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