What kind of duck is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MsMcChick, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. MsMcChick

    MsMcChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have what came from the mix of Welsh Harlequin hen and a Pekin drake...looks like a Blue Swedish only black. It reminds me of a ....? Can't seem to come up with it. BUt it looks like a blue swede, white bib, white 2 first main wing feathers, and is bigger than the WH an smaller than the pekin. I own no other ducks and we don't have fly in visitors of the ducky persuasion. He's about a year old now and i have no way to post or email pictures at this time [​IMG]
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    If you have a digital camera, you can host at Imageshack.

    Just to take a wild guess, have you compared it to pictures of Cayugas?
     
  3. MsMcChick

    MsMcChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't post/host pictures, it's not allowed at work, [​IMG] we aren't allowed to upload anything or download much either for that matter. As compared to a cayouga, nope. Looks just like a blue swedish, only the blue is black. Exact match except color. I actually saw a black in a batch of blues online..just can't remember the website [​IMG]
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    If it came from crossing a Welsh Harlequin and a Pekin then it's a Harlequin/Pekin cross. It does not somehow magically become another breed. It's a cross breed, period.
     
  5. MsMcChick

    MsMcChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well geeze, i know that, LOL [​IMG] But some of the breeds are a cross of others, like the Khaki Cambell (runner, mallard, & rouen), or the Cayouga (BEI, wild black duck & rouen). I wondered if i'd done something like that and didn't realize the cross.
    It looks just like the picture on http://www.featherside.com/Poultry/Ducks/BRKSlick.html

    Believe
    me, i understand there is NO magic at my farm, LOL! [​IMG]
     
  6. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how it happened, but it sounds like a swede to me. I have owned this breed off and on for many years, and breedings throw about 25% black Swedish ducklings. I now have a blue female and a black male. If you go to the Holderreads site-holderreadfarm.com they have the genetic explanation Good Luck!
    Chris F in Maine
     
  7. MsMcChick

    MsMcChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it looks like a black sweedish
     
  9. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Looks like a black swedish to me.[​IMG]
     
  10. MsMcChick

    MsMcChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, i thought that myself! Just wondered if i was losing my mind [​IMG]
     

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