ID on Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stephanie1992, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can anyone identify some of these ducks?
    there at the pet store i work at and we r trying to get breed names.
    They are from Ideal.
    Came from hatchery choice duck order.
    a white one and a black and white one have tuffs on there heads
    Best pics i could get
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2012
  2. Tahai

    Tahai Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm gonna go out on a limb here. (I'm just a beginner)

    The all yellow ones look like Pekins.
    The one eye-stripe ones are Domestic Mallards. (2 eye-stripes would be Rouens)
    The spotty ones without eyestripes are maybe Magpies.

    The black ones look like they are most likely Cayugas, but I see Ideal also has Black Runners and Eat Indies.
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    but instead of magpies maybe anconas. hard to tell color on the dark ones but cayuga or maybe khaki campbell. If they were hatchery choice, they are probably mostly males.
  4. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    ok thank u :) some of the mallard ones are rouens. They have black legs and two stripes. I figured the spotty ones were magpies or ancona bus wasnt sure. The whites i knew were pekings or white runners. Thanks for ur input. I may take a black one home. I really want a cayuga. hopfully one is
  5. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    If they all came in at the same time, I would still lean towards mallards not rouens. In the pics, they look much smaller than the others
  6. knightie

    knightie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2012
    The one pictured in your hand looks just like my Cayugas from Ideal...
  7. Lute

    Lute Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2012
    Albuquerque, NM
    The yellow ones are definitely Pekins. The yellow runner ducks have a flatter bill that blends into their foreheads better (saw my first ones this past weekend).

    I love Pekins.
  8. Rosepath Garden

    Rosepath Garden Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 30, 2012
    New Hampshire
    Ancona tend to have a football players spot under their eyes where the magpies don't,
    but thats not fool proof.

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