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Need help Identifying duck breed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by clairalucypipa, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. clairalucypipa

    clairalucypipa Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a picture of my duck claira. I was told that she was a rouen as a baby because she had the eye markings and all but now that she is 1 year old she still has the eye markings but the rest of her is plain brown. She is a heavy body duck but she doesn't match any of the descriptions of other breeds. i was wondering if someone could tell me what breed she is. Thanks!(sorry I can't find a photo of her hope the description of her is enough).
     
  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A picture would definitely help, but maybe she is some sort of hybrid since she doesn't seem to fit breed descriptions?
     
  3. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't make out much from that, either. Can you get both a front and a side pic in good light?
     
  4. clairalucypipa

    clairalucypipa Out Of The Brooder

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    On the bottom picture claira is the one on the far right, these are the best photo's I could find!
     
  5. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks a little like a Khaki Campbell in the second pic, but they're lightweight ducks. She could be a mix. Are you sure you can't get a sharper pic, one from the side instead of the top?
     
  6. clairalucypipa

    clairalucypipa Out Of The Brooder

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    After looking at kaki cambells they really matches the description of her thank you! unfortunately I can't take another picture of her at the moment I am away for now but maybe when I get back I will so we can confirm!
     
  7. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope that helped, but I'm not so sure about this. Khakis aren't heavy, and the ducks will weigh only around 4 pounds when full grown. How many eggs is she laying?
     
  8. clairalucypipa

    clairalucypipa Out Of The Brooder

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    I usually get about 6 a week depends if she gets lots of bugs and greens!
     
  9. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm. Well, that certainly sounds like KH productivity. One reason some people choose them is that they're one of the most prolific egg layers of all the domestic duck breeds. I'm still curious to hear after you get back home if you still think she's "heavy" since I've never heard of a heavy KC.
     
  10. clairalucypipa

    clairalucypipa Out Of The Brooder

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    The reason I think she is heavy is because when I hold her she feels ver solid but not fat. I was wondering if they are more shy because I have two other ducks (buffs) and they are way more friendly, claira has just started to warm up to me. I could probably get you a picture tonight looks like we will be home but if it's too dark then probably tomorrow.
     

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