What breed is this HUGE two week old duckling?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Arztwolf, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Noodles (who I HOPE is a duckling, since the bin I got him/her from had both goslings and ducklings and it was complete chaos around the bins) is the biggest duckling I've ever seen. She/He totally dwarfs Buttons the Mallard who is the same age.
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  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking goose
     
  3. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its a pekin.
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Geese are brown and white.
     
  5. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what color are the feet if they are like really pale pink im gonna say muscovy.
     
  6. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goose has my vote too. :)
     
  7. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bill looks too long to be a gosling. If the other duckling is a Mallard it will be small compared to most other breeds. Does your big duckling have brown down feathers or is that just the lighting? If it has brown it is not a Pekin. As buff goose guy said, it could be a Muscovy.
     
  8. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not a goose, lol. They have a completely different bill and head shape than ducks!

    Its likely a jumbo pekin. They are fast growing and twice the size of most other breeds of ducks
     
  9. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not pink, a light yellow.
    If it is a Jumbo Pekin, do I have to feed it anything different due to the growth factor? Like with meat breed chickens?
     
  10. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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