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So we thought we had Pekins?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by melissamerry, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. melissamerry

    melissamerry Songster

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    So we thought we had Pekin ducks, but then they stopped growing. They're 8 weeks old and we were told they would be full grown by now. They are all white and only 8 inches tall. Does this mean they are Call ducks? I don't think they have that distinct head like the pictures that I saw, but I could be mistaken. Please help! Maybe they're a mix?[​IMG]

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  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Looks like they could be sport or pet quality call ducks
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    What ever they are they sure are pretty. [​IMG]
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    White mallards?
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    X2 the build looks more Mallardish to me
     
  6. melissamerry

    melissamerry Songster

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    White Mallards?!? I had no idea those even existed. This helps so much. We were so confused on what they were (besides adorable). Does this mean they will fly?[​IMG]
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    Most likely yes but clipping wings is extremely easy
     

  8. melissamerry

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    Should I wait to see if they fly first before I clip?
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    Do you live in the city? If so then I would go ahead and clip now.
     
  10. melissamerry

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    Yeah I live in the city. There's probably a youtube video on how to clip, right? And is 8 weeks full grown?
     

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