What breed is this?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HeatherFeather, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. HeatherFeather

    HeatherFeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a variety of ducks that we have been raising for an egg flock. Some were purchased as khaki X silver appleyard and some were purchased as hatching eggs from a mixed flock of several runner types, khakis and welsh harlequins. We have a few very distinctive looking drakes-are these guys a particular breed or a mix......??? I wonder if they are a runner variety. Though they don't seem as tall as runners I see on you tube-they are very tall compared to the rest. Here is one-they are both identical:

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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I would take a wild guess that he's a runner khaki cross.
     
  3. HeatherFeather

    HeatherFeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Khaki cross eh? The duck in the middle here is the female that goes with the two males like the one above. Except for bill colour, the 3 looked the same until the 2nd moult & mature feathering. If any parents of them are runner, they would be commercial quality for eggs, not for showing. I have more pics of them as well.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    They are beautiful ducks, love their coloring.
     

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