stumped on this duck breed...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by blondie34, May 3, 2016.

  1. blondie34

    blondie34 Chirping

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    Hi all ...

    I volunteer at a wildlife rehab center on the weekends and we unfortunately get a lot of calls on domestic ducks dumped into the wild .. a lot of times after being given as Easter gifts and then the families realize how much work keeping ducks are..

    I have adopted quite a few of them .. Khaki Campbells, Muscovy, Pekin .. you name it..

    I brought home this duck in the front last year:
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    I assumed she was probably some mutt .. she has some khaki campbell characteristics .. but a stripe on her face and bright orange feet.. more color variation in wings too..

    Does anyone know what she is?

    Also - I keep calling her a "she" but I recently caught her mounting our muscovy girl in the pond .. I've never seen two females mount each other.. so maybe "she" is in fact a "he"?? Anyone have any ideas???
     
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  2. cayugaducklady

    cayugaducklady Chirping

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    I'm not sure on the breed but females will definitely mount each other.
     
  3. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    Yeah, girls do sometimes mount on girls.
    I had a girl who mounted. I'm not sure what she is.
     
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  4. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    She's cute :)
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Looks like a Khaki Mallard mix to me.
     

  6. blondie34

    blondie34 Chirping

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    That's what I thought too .. she was found wandering outside a neighborhood begging for food and couldn't fly away with her other duck friends when winter came. I'm wondering if someone dumped a khaki campbell that mated with a mallard
     

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