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Pekins? Or did we get duped?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by vegaslilqt, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. vegaslilqt

    vegaslilqt New Egg

    Sep 29, 2015
    I had been searching all over for some new ducklings after my kids were heartbroken that our Mallards had flown away. So I decided this time to go with some non-fliers. [​IMG] We found 4 babies that were supposed to be Pekins, but now I'm not so sure. They're super fat & make very little noise, you really have to startle them just to hear a quack. I was thinking maybe Magpie or Ancona, or just a crossbreed? Any ideas?[​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2015
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    Those are actually muscovies, and unfortunately, they do fly unless you clip their wings.
  3. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2015
    Yep, you have 4 fliers again, sorry. You will need to clip their wings, or they will do the same as your mallards. Muscovey make great pets, so don't be sad. Just take the time to clip and you'll be set!

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