What kind of duck is this?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by crj, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this duck is a female and she lays a pretty blue/green egg. She was a rescue that came with 2 male mallards, 2 pekin/runner mixes and 2 female runners. I'm sure she is a mix but of what I have no idea. Thanks in advance.

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Looks like it could be a Cayuga mix.
     
  3. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does't have the beetle green color and is bigger.
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Cayuga mix. If she's a fairly big duck probably cayuga rouen mix. Or just your average barnyard who knows what duck possibly.
     
  5. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would imagine a barnyard mix but if it were Cayuga wouldn't it have at least beetle green colors in her feathers? She's just plain black ALL over...... lol. She's a nice duck and a bit bossy once in a while. ha! thanks.
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Not necessarily. Depending upon what she was mixed with certain colors could counter act the green shine added to the black feathers
     
  7. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Though she looks too big to be a runner mix, I'm thinking there may be some runner in her if she is laying a blue/green egg!

    But it could be that she is a runner/pekin mix. That would explain the size and body on her as well as the green egg :)
     
  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    What about runner/rouen? Or, depending on the flock history, runner/cayuga/rouen . . .
     
  9. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's pretty!
    Even if she is a mutt-duck!
     

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