Help! Not sure if I have Rouens or Mallards or one of each.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Rawl2480, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. Rawl2480

    Rawl2480 In the Brooder

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    6FEE3E1B-86D7-44B5-8149-A3AFEFEBE479.jpeg 6380E5D1-EFF5-4A3F-BC25-691CCD99305E.jpeg 0458CC81-8BFA-469E-9368-DFB73ED04474.jpeg 8791BEC5-7ADB-4E6D-9E94-891931B27C22.png 199555FA-8FD3-40ED-9D2C-4EA5C192EE18.png 6FEE3E1B-86D7-44B5-8149-A3AFEFEBE479.jpeg 6380E5D1-EFF5-4A3F-BC25-691CCD99305E.jpeg 0458CC81-8BFA-469E-9368-DFB73ED04474.jpeg This is my first time raising ducks (I’ve had chickens for past 2 years) and I bought them at TSC when they were 4 days old. One I know is a pekin, but the other two I’m not sure. The pics are when I brought them home, then a little older and now at 7 weeks. One of them was all brown with no lines around the eyes and the other has one line which has completely disappeared. Any thoughts on breed?
     
  2. puffypoo

    puffypoo Free Ranging

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    the smaller, darker duckling might be a khaki campbell.
    not an expert though since I clearly don't own ducks :)
     
  3. rachelsflock

    rachelsflock Songster

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    I might see a pekin, and khaki or golden 300 or golden 300 crosses. I don't see any rouen yet.
     
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  4. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    The all brown one is a Khaki Campbell.
     
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  5. Kharden10110

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    If I'm not mistaken I thought rouens have one line around there eye and mallards have too. Were are you located? I know in Florida hatcheries wont sell you mallards. Im guessing a roen but I'm no expert by any means I only have pekins
     
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    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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  7. Georgina Fritznoodle

    Georgina Fritznoodle Songster

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    I think the darker one looks like a Khaki Campbell, and the lighter one looks like a Golden 300 Layer. They don't look Rouen or Mallard to me.
     
  8. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    You know... my mind wandered and thought golden 300 for a moment too, I just don't know! :confused: I have never had a golden 300 or mallard or rouen and in my brain the ducklings are all the same! haha.
     
  9. Rawl2480

    Rawl2480 In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone. I definitely think the dark one is a Khaki Campbell now, still not sure of the lighter one. I’ll try and get better pictures this weekend. We are still in the process of building their pen with pool.
     
  10. Georgina Fritznoodle

    Georgina Fritznoodle Songster

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    Here's my Golden 300 Layer. They do have some similarities to a Rouen or Mallard, but I believe that the bar on their wings is usually black instead of blue.
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    Also, Rouens and Mallards look like this as ducklings:
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    And this is a Golden 300 Layer duckling:
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