What am I? Likely a mix. Not a clue.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by EdenCamp, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. EdenCamp

    EdenCamp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Swapped quineas for juvie ducks.
    Just wanted a few for my lil farm pond.
    Thought they called them cayuga or muscovy.
    Supposed to be a drake and 6 girls.
    I'm thinking have to be some kind of mix or what ever with all the color variations.
    One mostly white with light milk chocolate tips that has gone almost all white.
    One started mostly chocolate.
    Others darker with greens, teal and purples tossed in.
    Love the colors! Just clueless what they might be.

    Any guesses?
    More pictures under my duck album - have yet to learn how to load pics to threads.
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    all Scovy, they come in a wide variety of colors
  3. EdenCamp

    EdenCamp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ohh way cool! With the wild mix of colors I figgured they were just a barnyard mixed bag.
    Now to figgure out how to tell the drakes........
  4. araucanasmom

    araucanasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2008
    Southern NJ
    It's pretty easy to tell with scovies, the females make a trilling sound and the males do a hoarse hissing or heavy breathing sound. Also the males have thicker legs.
  5. EdenCamp

    EdenCamp Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's fun learning about the birds and other critters on the farm here. All the little bits and pieces, nuances, dietary and habitat requirements. They've just started getting the red fleshies but there was some small difference in ages to start. So looking at that and legs. They've really changed colors in the couple months since they came. Neat stuff for sure.

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