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I think I was lied to...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ourlilfarm2015, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. ourlilfarm2015

    ourlilfarm2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    I puchased two little adorable blackish colored ducklings from TSC in April.

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    Now we are in August and I do not think these ducks are the breed I was told they were (which I am super bummed about). I was told they were Cayuga ducks I am assuming these two are Runners? They are not tame and I even raised them in the house for 2 months and handed them daily.

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  2. ourlilfarm2015

    ourlilfarm2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    The gray one is Bucky and the brown one is Speedy :) they have yet to lay any eggs and I don't even know if they are male or female.
     
  3. ebianc89

    ebianc89 Just Hatched

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    The both look like runner mixes. I have a blue Swedish runner that looks like your lighter one....
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    They are Runners. If they quack then hens...If a raspy voice Drakes.
    Sorry you were sold the wrong breed.
     
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, it doesn't seem the hatchery tells TSC what they get for ducks, so it is the best guess of the employees at the store.
     
  6. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    If their females they should be laying soon. Pick them up if she lets out a big quack it's a girl a low raspy noise it's a boy. I love my runners but they aren't very friendly either.
     

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