Pekin or Alyesbury?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PaiselyPaxton, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. PaiselyPaxton

    PaiselyPaxton Just Hatched

    Apr 24, 2017
    My science teacher hatched 14 Pekin ducklings in her classroom. I got 2 and named them Paisley and Paxton bc we think one is a girl and the other is a boy. When my teacher bought the eggs they were all supposed to be pekin and that's what everyone thought. my sister was excited and sent pics of them to her friends. one of her friends owned ducks and said one was pekin and the other was alyesbury. she was certain that this was the case as she is studying duck breeds and behaviors. we did research and all my family could find is the only physical different is the color of the beak. if it was pink it was alyesbury and if it was orange it is pekin. Paisley has a pink beak and Paxton has the orange beak. Can anyone please tell me if paisley is pekin or alyesbury or ways to tell? i'll send pics of them. [​IMG]
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    Sorry, I don't have an answer, I know nothing about Ducks.

    But suggest you post the pic and question in the Ducks forum, hopefully someone there can give you an ID.
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I hope that the duck folks can help you out.
    Best wishes
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    The duck people will know. [​IMG]

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