What kind of duck am I?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by firsthouse_mp, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. firsthouse_mp

    firsthouse_mp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These two sweet ducks are about two weeks old and we have no idea what type they are. They were adopted by a friend who got them from a school. She has built a full enclosure around her little pond and had her contractor build a duck house for them...but they don't even know whether these cute ducklings will fly the coop--are they Mallards??? [​IMG]
    Thanks all you fab duck friends for helping out!! We are hoping someone can identify them.[​IMG]
    You gotta admit--they are so cute aren't they?[​IMG]

    Duckling #1
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    Duckling #2
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  2. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the bottom one definitely looks like a silver appleyard to me because of the stripe on the head
     
  3. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, defiantly. The first duck isn't a mallard. I can't think of what it would be, sorry.
     
  4. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welsh Harlequins?
     
  5. shaylabailey

    shaylabailey Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two welsh harlequins who look about the same age as yours; while I've no clue what the second duckling is, your first doesn't really look like a harlequin but it may be a khaki campbell?
     
  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe they are just mixed barnyard ducks? Cuties for sure!
     
  7. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    They look like Welsh Harlequin to me. Very sweet little faces [​IMG]
     
  8. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Whatever they are they sure are cute! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  9. jojo@rolling acres farm

    [email protected] acres farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a pair of WH about the same age... they do look a little similar...they might be a mix. Very cute no matter what they are...I don't think they are a Mallard mix - so they won't be flying away...they are lucky little creatures - that's for sure!


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  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sunny & the 5 egg layers :

    Whatever they are they sure are cute! Congrats! [​IMG]

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