What breed this duckling is?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chookgal, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. chookgal

    chookgal In the Brooder

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    Hey all! I know its hard to tell at this age, but just wondering if anyone could take a guess at what breed this duckling is? He was in the assorted bin at tsc..

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  2. blayt90

    blayt90 Crowing

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    Looks like a Pekin.
     
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  3. chookgal

    chookgal In the Brooder

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    Thanks, that's what I was thinking he might be.
     
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  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Alsbury or Buff..Pekin have orange Bills and legs...
     
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  5. chookgal

    chookgal In the Brooder

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    Thank you, I'll keep those in mind.. A Buff would be cool.
     
  6. CayugaJana

    CayugaJana Free Ranging

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    Looks like my pekins.
     
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  7. MagpieDucks

    MagpieDucks Beware of the MAN-GOOSE

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    Buff. Buffs have pink bills and Pekins have orange bills. :)
     
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  8. CayugaJana

    CayugaJana Free Ranging

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    I’ve had both violin player. One Pekin had a pink bill and one had a orange bill. Both were very much Pekins.:confused: Even had one Pekin go from orange to pink then back to orange. I don’t think the bill color for Pekins are a sure thing. But I didn’t know about the bill color of buffs, that’s interesting.
     
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  9. MagpieDucks

    MagpieDucks Beware of the MAN-GOOSE

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    Interesing...In this case, the ducklings down color more resembles a Buff IMO, but I will keep that in mind from now on when identifying ducklings. ;)
     
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  10. CayugaJana

    CayugaJana Free Ranging

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    I have seen the buff ducklings online but never in person. And you are right. They look almost the same sometimes if not indistinguishable.
     
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