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Ducklings hatched- what do you think they are? :)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by learycow, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my babies started hatching yesterday (6 days early!). Here's what I have running together right now: Pekins, campbells, harlequins, blue swedish, fawn and white runners, cayuga, muscovy, buff, and ancona.
    I think the 2 lighter ones are blue swedish, but the facial stripes are throwing me off! What are your thoughts?
    The darker one I think is a khaki campbell.

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They could be a runner mix
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    All I know is they sure a precious!!!
     
  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The light ones do look like swedish, I'm thinking they are runner swedish crosses... really cute babies! the dark looks like a cayuga, a khaki, or cayuga khaki cross. Looks like a cross.... How many more are there to go?
     
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  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    They are very cute, but the llikely hood they are any one breed is slim. Mix bred ducklings who may or may not show their mixes as they get older.
     
  6. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I am aware they are most likely crosses. I just like to get others opinions as to what they think they could be :)
    Duckgirl: I have one more dark one drying in the incubator. There are 9 left to go. These hatched early. They weren't due until the 28th! They were all collected within 2 days of each other, and placed in the incubator at the same time. So I'm not sure why these decided to come early!
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    How precious!
     

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