How to tell the breed of duck as a duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by New Momma, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. New Momma

    New Momma Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Im here posting about some duckies We want to get some more ducks (We have 2) We want 2 more but TSC (Tractor supply) Has "Mixed" Ducks so many different breeds We defiantly do not want Muscovy ducks and want to know how to tell Muscovy ducks apart from other little black ducklings Is there a way? (Btw these are ducklings otherwise we could tell them apart) ^_^
     
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  2. DucksnDaffodils

    DucksnDaffodils Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From my experience with TSC they do not sell Muscovies. Of course I only know for my area, but I haven't heard of anyone else getting Muscovies at TSC either. They do look different, but it's hard to pinpoint exactly how. Something about their beaks and head shape.
    Sorry I can't be more specific. Hope this helps some.
     
  3. The Farm

    The Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our TSC don't ship in Muscovy's either.
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most places that I know of don't sell Muscovies, so I think you're safe. You're probably seeing Swedish or Cayugas.
     
  5. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Echo the rest sincerely doubt they would have scovies, especially coloured ones.
     
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