New drake

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by JulieNKC, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    I went and got my girls a drake a few days ago. [​IMG] I love his color. I'm not sure what he is mixed with, she had cayugas, blue swedish, buffs, and welsh harlequins. Any ideas? He's a little bigger than my ancona girl, and quite a bit bigger than my KC. He has a teeny piece of fluff on the back of his head, the only crested duck she had was a blue swedish I think, so I'm guessing due to that and his color that was mom. I have no idea on the other half.
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    Oops, kids kept bugging me when I was typing earlier. I meant to say we lost an ancona hen a few days ago (I didn't notice the ducks weren't in bed when I locked up for the night [​IMG] ) and we got him today. I think I need more sleep, or I need to learn to read my posts before I send them, lol.
     
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  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Forgot to ask, when will he get his curly butt feathers? Lol, all my duckies have been girls, so I don't know. She said they were 6-7 months old, shouldn't he have them by now?
     
  3. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 drakes that age. One has two drake curls and the other does not even have one. The head drake is the one without the curl. Off subject but I was wondering what breed and sex that chicken was? My mom inherited some that look like yours. Thanks
     
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  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thank you. The chicken is a buff orpington hen. Mine are nice sweet girls, and pretty reliable layers.
     
  5. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty boy! I agree definitely the blue Swedish had something to do with his parentage.

    Also, nice to see someone else from Kansas City North. [​IMG]
     
  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hes beautiful! I would say hes a half blue sweedish, half cayuga? Or buff.
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thanks. I got him right down the road from me off parvin and n brighton, so apparently there are more duck people around than I thought. [​IMG] Wish I would have thought to tell the lady I got him from about BYC.
     
  8. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thanks! Cayuga makes sense, since there were some boys that looked like him only black instead of bluish. I can't believe how much quieter he is. I'm used to my loudmouth girls begging for peas, he sounds so pathetic when he tries, lol.
     
  9. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks. I got him right down the road from me off parvin and n brighton, so apparently there are more duck people around than I thought. [​IMG] Wish I would have thought to tell the lady I got him from about BYC.

    I think I know who you're talking about. I was going to get a Blue hen from them not too long ago, but I wound up being too busy with my newborn to get over there and pick her up. [​IMG] Over not far from North Brighton Townhouses?

    We live up in Pleasant Valley, not far from the Ford plant. Good to see more duck people around. Small world. [​IMG]
     
  10. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thanks. I got him right down the road from me off parvin and n brighton, so apparently there are more duck people around than I thought. [​IMG] Wish I would have thought to tell the lady I got him from about BYC.

    I think I know who you're talking about. I was going to get a Blue hen from them not too long ago, but I wound up being too busy with my newborn to get over there and pick her up. [​IMG] Over not far from North Brighton Townhouses?

    We live up in Pleasant Valley, not far from the Ford plant. Good to see more duck people around. Small world. [​IMG]

    That's her. I am just outside of claycomo, about a mile or so from macaluso's. Not far at all. [​IMG]
     

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