What breed of duck is this?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by NajmoNests, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. NajmoNests

    NajmoNests Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]This is Qwade - He is now 3 months old, 6oz.

    [​IMG] This was Qwade, 6 wks old.

    His sinus infection has moved into 1 air sac and he is on liquid baytril
    So... what breed is he? I was told he was a call duckling when rescue gave him to me.
     
  2. NajmoNests

    NajmoNests Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Where are all the duck breeders? Nobody can identify this duckling? At this point, We are wondering if it might have been a wild duck the teens caught & submitted to rescue. Thoughts on this, please? [​IMG]
     
  3. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it kind of looks like a snowy mallard but I cant say for sure.
     
  4. Lund Poultry

    Lund Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also say a snowy mallard or perhaps a appleyard.
     
  5. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    are there 2 ducklings... they arent a pic of the same one right? I have calls... my snowy call was mostly yellow as a baby and my grey was brown as in the second pic.. u say they are 3 months , they should be feathered out 3 months..they look fuzzy still.. they do have call duck features but look like a x maybe.. Im still learning ..

    my snowy call as a baby .. the one in right hand

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    my gray call @ 2 months old

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    my snowy 2 months old

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  6. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From my understanding, the OP says those are the same duck at different ages.
     
  7. NajmoNests

    NajmoNests Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might be snowy or appleyard, but he/she is 3 months old now and only 6 oz - 147 gr. Not call duckling size by far. I realize he's underweight because he's got a bad cold, but... runt? Was not sure if this could have been a wild type duck. Not Mallard by any means. This lil tid bit is the size of a small grapefruit when hunched down! Both of those pic are of same duck - 3 weeks apart! This is current handful pic.
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  8. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    wow .. I thought I had a tiny duck.. there a couple ppl on here with tiny tiny ducks.. Micro duck and BooBoo,,, I know BooBoo is a call and I think Micro duck is too.,, He looked like grey from the second pic, but like i said,, Im not good with all that yet,, just going by what I have..
    hope he gets better .. poor baby..
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:sure is cute!!
     
  10. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:looks a lot like the color on my appleyard hens. if he's little, could be a mini-appleyard. or appleyard-call cross. he does look like he's got the call duck bill.
     

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