Is this a Black Swedish? And what’s this puff?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenMamaSarah, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. ChickenMamaSarah

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    View attachment 1348776 View attachment 1348777 View attachment 1348778 After years of having chickens I was convinced to try adding a few ducks to my flock. We came home with these two of unknown breed and sex but I’m thinking the dark one looks like a Black Swedish. Does anyone know? Also, what’s that little puff on the yellow duck’s head? I don’t think it’s a crest because it’s just this tiny spot on the side of its head. They’re both three and a half weeks old.
     
  2. cppeace

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    Your attachments aren't loading. Black Swedes are black, usually with big white chests and they usually lay grey eggs.
     
  3. 21hens-incharge

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    If the "puff" is on its head it's likely a created bird.
     
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    I'm having trouble putting the attachments in the original post but they're in cppearce's reply.
     
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    IMG_3911.JPG I was thinking that too but it just popped up about a week ago and its just this tiny little spot on the side of her head.
     
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  9. 21hens-incharge

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    So long as the yellow duck is eating and growing well I would just monitor it for a sudden growth in size of the weird puff.

    I have seen lots of pics of crested where it's just a small spot.
     
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  10. cppeace

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    Looks like a black swede most likely. Could be a mix though.
     
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