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what breed and what gender are those ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by allo, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. allo

    allo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone,

    first thanks for everyone here for all the help and useful information i get from here,

    i bought two ducks but i'm not sure what breed are they , the guy i got them from told me they are chinese ,

    also i want to know if they are male and female or not , because i'm building new coop for them but i have to make sure first

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    thanks in advance guys
     
  2. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white one is a common shelduck
     
  3. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Female
     
  4. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They live in marine ecosystems though
     
  5. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The brown one could be a mellers duck
     
  6. allo

    allo Out Of The Brooder

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    Icravepoultry


    thanks for replying , i googled it and they look just like you said
    which one? or both?
    was planning to make a coop with an old bath tub i have as a pool for them
    problem i bought them from someones farm and i saw couple just like them dead there so after i got home i thought maybe the ones dead are males or females of each couple, need to confirm before i build the coop or figure if i need to look for each ones mate
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2016
  7. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The shelduck is female
     
  8. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dead ones probably couldn't live in freshwater like the shellducks
     
  9. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The mellers looks like male
     
  10. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PS
    Welcome to byc! :)
     

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