Help me ID this duckling, please

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by njgaripoli, May 17, 2010.

  1. njgaripoli

    njgaripoli New Egg

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    My hubby got me these two ducklings and I am pretty sure from my research the little one is a Rouen but he bigger one I am not to sure. I was in the market at first to purchase a Khaki Campbell so the ducklings of that variety that I have seen were all much darker. This one is different. It has a large yellowish chest and a small crest. It is very outgoing and much taller than the other. Any ideas, I have done so much photo and breed browsing and I just can't be sure. The place they came from had a mix of ducklings so they couldn't be sure either. THANKS EVERYONE!

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  2. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    the one with the more black is a mallard
     
  3. chasing ducks

    chasing ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little one is likely a mallard, looks small for a rouen. The other, I haven't seen a duckling like that before, maybe a cross breed of rouen or mallard? Looking at the pic again maybe it is crossed witha crested runner, being that it is taller and has a tuft.
     
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  4. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    The little one has two eye stripes so I say rouen...the silverish one is a blue swedish with a tiny crest!
     
  5. Birdgirl

    Birdgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2009
    Indiana
    the little guy could be a grey mallard but his feet are making me wonder, the bigger guy is a crested swedish, maybe a blue?
     

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