Need help, unsure what breed this duckling is [IMG heavy]

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Halion, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. Halion

    Halion Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought this duckling at a flea market when she was a week old and now she's a month. I was told by the seller that she will be "black and white", so I assumed it would be a muscovy. I took her back to the same flea market to walk her on her harness and people said she's a musocvy, or that she's a mallard or even a cross between the two. Maybe you guys can help figure out what she is. She is my first duckling.

    This one was taken the day after I bought her.
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    These were taken recently and today:
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  2. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do not know what she is other than ADORABLE! But I think she needs a ducky friend![​IMG]
     
  3. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a Cross that has wild type coloring like mallard or rouen. Its a Wait-an-C breed [​IMG]
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does have some muscovy traits, but also some mallard traits. It's either a muscovy or a mulard, I think. Like what was said, it's a waitandsee breed.
     
  5. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has mallard markings [​IMG]
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I'd lean toward mule - mallard/muscovy cross. What a cutie pie!!!! Good choice! I hope you're spoiling her!
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I agree with Amiga
     
  8. Halion

    Halion Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks a lot for your input guys! I appreciate it! One more question to anyone who reads this; is she a male or female? [​IMG]
     
  9. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't tell sex by coloration just yet, but listen to the "quack". If it's LOUD, it's a girl. If it's hoarse and raspy, then a boy.
     
  10. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    If it is a scovies or scovie cross, it will hardly make any noise at all. You may need to wait until spring and see if it lays an egg!
     

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