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Pekin???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Juno's Chicks, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Juno's Chicks

    Juno's Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought these 2 cuties at Tractor Supply yesterday and was told they are Pekins. I'm not sure if they really are. I thought Pekins were to be all yellow?! Anything advice would be appreciated!!!

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  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are NOT pekins. Looks like miss marked black swedish. Or very miss marked magpie. VERY cute though!
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Could be rouens, depending on how big they are. Mallards look similar but are tiny in comparison. These are rouen ducklings:

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    I have an absolutely beautiful rouen drake of my own. They look a lot like mallards when they're all grown up. Black swedish is a good guess too. I just suggested rouens because I know for sure TSC sells them. They had a bin full of them at my local store recently.

    ETA: The two little guys in my avatar are pekins. You're absolutely right that they're supposed to be yellow;)
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2012
  4. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, TSC is notorious for mis-marking their tubs.
     
  5. Lute

    Lute Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who cares, they're cute! [​IMG]

    Unless you wanted to eat your Pekins.... (My boyfriend and I breed for meat).
     
  6. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    yeah NOT pekin.. but awfully cute!
     
  7. MommaDuck

    MommaDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, those are not Pekins, I have Pekins in my profile pic.
     
  8. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute but yeah not Pekin. I have no clue I just tried googling and couldn't find anything like it.
     
  9. MamaDuck1

    MamaDuck1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. MamaDuck1

    MamaDuck1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol. Yeah, ours just throws a sign up with about 5 possible breeds.
     

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