Duckling ID! We have an odd man out!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jwoo, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. jwoo

    jwoo Out Of The Brooder

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    So I got these ducks a week ago, they were supposed to be Blue/Black Swedish. Two look like they are black Swedish and one looks of the blue variety (and looking more so every day). However I have an odd duck out. It looks like one is possibly a Rouen or Mallard?

    The top two are the black Swedish, the bottom one the blue, and the middle guy is my odd duck. The person I bought these from had bought the eggs from someone else and hatched them himself. I suppose it's possible an incorrect egg got mixed in. Either way all the ducks hang out with each other, but I do notice my odd duck is a bit more aggresive towards the others from time to time.

    This picture was taken at 3 days old. They are 7 and 8 days old today.


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  2. DuckiesAndBees

    DuckiesAndBees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm... from just looking at them I would've guessed cayuga, black swedish, rouen, and blue swedish. As the man told you that they were Swedish, I suppose the top one could be a dark black swedish. I'm pretty confident that the striped on is a rouen. I would guess that the personality difference is just individual because my rouen is pretty much the only one who isn't ever mean to the others. Whatever they are, they sure are cute!!!
     
  3. jwoo

    jwoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:He could be a Cayuga, heck for all I know the guy was sold Swedish and it was a mix lot of eggs! They sure are cute though! Amazing how big they've got. Only been a week and double this size already.
     
  4. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the bottom one looks like it might be a silver/splash swedish. looks too light to be blue to me, maybe its just the flash
     
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    That is a Rouen or maybe some kind of scovie.
     
  6. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The odd one looks like a rouen, but that top one looks like a cayuga and not a Swedish.
     
  7. jwoo

    jwoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:He's gotten a bit darker then he was but you may be right. There was no flash in this picture.
     

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