Unknown ducklings!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LittleVincey, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. LittleVincey

    LittleVincey New Egg

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    Hi everyone, hoping for some help identifying my ducklings. I bought a dozen white eggs and a dozen blue from a lady at a market (she didn't know what they were) and thought I'd try incubating them. I now have 16 adorable babies :)
    Does anyone recognise these breeds or is it too soon to tell what they are? Thanks :)
     
  2. Crazykitten

    Crazykitten Out Of The Brooder

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    at least one of those looks like a Wood Duckling...you certainly got a mixture lol Maybe another is a pekin?
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2014
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my guesses: The black one in the front is a Cayuga, the yellow in back is possibly a Pekin, back right corner looks like a Mallard. The other yellow one I'm not sure since it has that dark bill. Back left I have no idea.

    Hopefully some others will chime in with their thoughts. You certainly got a fun little variety of ducklings there! :)
     
  4. Crazykitten

    Crazykitten Out Of The Brooder

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    the front one could be a muscovy, it looks very similar to my ducklings...
     
  5. Quackers Mama

    Quackers Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The yellow one laying down in the front looks just like my Quackers whose a Muscovy when she was a baby.
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    I think you might actually have a couple of muscovies (but I'm not an expert). Try posting the picture in the Muscovy thread. :)
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2014
  6. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have what is called the adorable breed of duckling. That one in the back left looks muscovy and the back right is definitely a mallard. The brown one in front looks like a khaki Campbell and the yellow one with the pink bill looks Pekin. I think the one with the blue bill might be buff or maybe even Ayelsbury. I'm guessing though. Definitely one mallard, 100% sure on that one.
     
  7. astronomer

    astronomer Out Of The Brooder

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    The yellow with the blue bill looks like my buff ducklings.
    That back right is a mallard or rouen (really they are the same except for size)
    The middle yellow looks like a peking to me.
     

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