What kind of ducklings are these?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Imthe1whoquacks, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Imthe1whoquacks

    Imthe1whoquacks Out Of The Brooder

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    Picked two ducklings up at Tractor Supply this morning and am curious as to what they are. Any help is appreciated.

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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    They look like Khaki Campbells to me.....so cute! [​IMG]

    Oh, and welcome to the big, happy BYC family! [​IMG] We're so glad to have you!
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  3. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    I can tell you exactly what they are - adorable! [​IMG]
     
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  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Couldn't be better said! [​IMG]

    -Alex
     
  5. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they black or brown? The grey background and lighting are confusing me. They look a little too dark to be KC. KC are kind of a yellowish brown. If they are black they could be Cayuga. How old are they? I think they have the color of a chocolate Runner. If they are still young they might not have the runner stance yet.

    Whatever the case they are supper cute!
     
  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Upon second inspection, I do agree with you. Maybe I made my guess to quickly, because they remind me more of my Cayugas at that age.

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  7. Imthe1whoquacks

    Imthe1whoquacks Out Of The Brooder

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    They are definitely black. I'd assume they are very young. Tractor Supply had only gotten the shipment that morning and opened about an hour prior and there were only four of these little guys left when I got there.

    It seems that Cayugas and chocolate Runners look similar :/ guess time will tell. Either way they ARE super cute and I will give them lots of love no matter what.
     
  8. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are black then that rules out chocolate Runner; they would be dark brown. They could be Cayuga. Cayuga can sometimes be a little lighter on the chest. They could also be black Runners. I don't know much about Runners so I don't know when they start getting that distinctive Runner stance.

    Do you know which hatchery the store got them from? Sometimes knowing that will help you narrow it down.
     
  9. Imthe1whoquacks

    Imthe1whoquacks Out Of The Brooder

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    The store doesn't know. I asked. They were mixed in with all sorts of others including peking and mallards so it looked like the store just got a hodgepodge. I've never had runners of any kind or cayugas so I'll be happy with either.
     
  10. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My first impression was Cayuga.
     

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