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what am i?? duck with a pompom??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by spish, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    just picked up this ducky, it was apparantly bought in may as a duckling as a present for a kids birthday, but now its grown up the people didnt have the room for such a 'messy' creature....charming!

    anyhow im just wondering if anyone knows what kind it is and possibly the sex?

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    he/she is a real poser and oh so tame..a proper little darling [​IMG]
     

  2. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

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    Crested black swedish. Looks fery nice. I see no tail curl so maybe female? How old is the duck?
     
  3. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    it was born around end of april early may apparantly..so not so old just over 3 months? seems awfully big to me though for a 3 month old duck! i have some 3 month old muscovies who dont even have all there feathers yet!
     
  4. Dusky Beauty

    Dusky Beauty Songster

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    Oh my gosh! What a lady! She reminds me of Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady... It's like her hair is all done and she's in a satin dress!
     
  5. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

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    My swedish was born the begining of april and has been fully feathered for a month now. He got his curl a little over a month ago to right after his molt. So maybe you have a female unless that tail curls soon. I would give it another month or so to see if its a drake or not because mine got their curl early. From what i understand its not suppose to be untill 4 months or so...
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    O M G !!!!!!!!!!!! Look how BEAUTIFUL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Simply Stunning! [​IMG]
     
  7. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Songster

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    Crested Swedish. It could be a boy. Does it quack?
     

  8. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Songster

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    Yep..that pom pom is a crest. makes em look like they are wearing a toupee.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Sure is pretty!
     
  10. Dusky Beauty

    Dusky Beauty Songster

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    Silly city folk don't know what they had...
     

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