New Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by RickyChickyTavi, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. RickyChickyTavi

    RickyChickyTavi Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I just picked these little cuties up from TSC yesterday. There were some Rouens in there and some Pekins...and a few that looked like these guys. When I asked them what other breeds were in the bin, I got "I dunno". These pics probably aren't the greatest. I only got two but I sure could've bought the whole lot....but I figure two will keep me plenty busy. I'm calling them Keebler and Ritz....aka the Quackers.[​IMG]

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    Anyone have any idea of what kind of ducklings these may be? You know, apart from cute ones?
     
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  2. LeiaLayers5

    LeiaLayers5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot answer your question as I just recently did exactly what you did and got some from TSC but the locations I went to did not have any like that or I would have gotten more haha. I cannot wait to hear what they are.....Hope you get a response soon!

    I got five when I went and I posted on here to double check what they had said they were at TSC. It appears the clerks at TSC rarely are told or know what they get in chick or duckling wise unless they are marked. When I went, they had Rouens, White Pekin, Khaki Campbells, and then some that people on here say maybe be crosses and maybe Welsh Harlequin. I am jealous your little ones are very cute!
     
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  3. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like Anconas. Very cute.
     
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  4. RickyChickyTavi

    RickyChickyTavi Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh you have no idea how I wanted to get one of every one that looked a little different LOL. But I stopped myself at 2. But I WANT MOAR DUCKS!....I think I like my duckies better than my chickens (shhh don't tell them, I don't want to hurt their feelings lol).
     
  5. RickyChickyTavi

    RickyChickyTavi Out Of The Brooder

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    ::: Goes off to google breed!::: Thank you!
     
  6. LeiaLayers5

    LeiaLayers5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah.....the first batch we got was a week ago because I went into TSC for scratch for our chickens and saw them and convinced my fiance to let me get two so we could see how we like ducks. Not even a week later, I randomly decided to check other TSC by my work to see what breeds they carried and ended up with 3 more......so now we have five.......my fiance had hesitantly agreed to let me get two more......but instead I got one more than he was expecting. Now that I see yours I wish I had one of those too! But sadly, five is enough for now, we still have 7 chicks coming in april......otherwise.....I would so keep looking at the other locations haha. I kinda feel the same and am already addicted to ducks.....So sorry to our amazing chicken ladies....still love them....but I love my ducklings.....[​IMG]Here is all my little ones......the two bigger ones were my original two....
     
  7. RickyChickyTavi

    RickyChickyTavi Out Of The Brooder

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    Omg they're cute!
     
  8. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    They're SO cute!!!![​IMG]They look like Anconas, an endangered medium weight breed of duck. I wonder how they got to a tsc Anconas are pretty darn rare.
     
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  9. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any pics of the bodies?
    They could be anconas, magpies or even poorly marked swedish.

    Anconas are not actually rare. They are VERY common now-a-days. But it is rare to find top quality breeding stock of PURE anconas
     
  10. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes Aconas aren't too rare. They are more common than Magpies. I figured Anconas would be more likely to be in a feed store. They would be very poorly marked if they were Sweds, way too much yellow.
     

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