What is my ducks breed???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pebbles99, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. pebbles99

    pebbles99 Just Hatched

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    Hello,
    I had gone to a hatchery to buy pekin ducklings, but instead came home with a mixture of the cutest little ducklings you ever did see. The owner of the hatchery assured me that one duckling in my box was a Call duck. I had never heard or raised a call duck so I was eager to try this breed out. However as my call duckling got older, I noticed it didn't look like the pictures I saw on the internet. I also noticed he had very bright blue eyes, which is something I've also never seen in any of my duck breeds (I raise mallards, pekins, and Indian runners).
    I know he can't be a call duck as the hatchery claimed, so what breed do y'all think he may be?

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  2. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ancona?
     
  3. pebbles99

    pebbles99 Just Hatched

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    I have never heard of that breed before! Maybe that is what he is [​IMG]
     
  4. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bill almost makes me think muscovy, but that's probably not it. Maybe a magpie? How big is it compared to the other ducks?
     
  5. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a Muscovy.
     
  6. pebbles99

    pebbles99 Just Hatched

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    He is much bigger than my mallards in height and weight. My pekins and indian runners are taller, but he's almost as heavy as they are. I also noticed he doesnt make a raspy quack like my other male ducks. He has more of a musical chirp that sounds similar to a flute in my opinion. I dont know much about muscovys to know if he would be one or not.
     
  7. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last edited: Aug 18, 2016
  8. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont think he looks like my Ancona's...I agree more like a Muscovy.

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  9. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely Muscovy
     

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