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what kind of ducks are these?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bvdave, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. bvdave

    bvdave New Egg

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    Hello! I have had chickens for a while, but looking at getting ducks as well! my wife and I had decided to find some Pekin ducks, however they seem to be hard to find this year, apparently illness cleared out this type from most of the local hatcheries a year ago so supply is quite low.. we found someone online selling Pekin ducks, when we asked for a picture we received this.

    every pekin duck ive seen was pure white, are there different varieties (eg orpington chickens come in buff, black, blue etc)
    are they crosses?

    Thanks!

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  2. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are two Pekins in the bunch and Rouens and I think Blue Swedish as well. The Pekins are the yellow ones. That black duck is blocking the view of the Pekins.
     
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  3. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2 and [​IMG]
     
  4. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  5. bvdave

    bvdave New Egg

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    Thank you, that's what I figured. the person selling said they were all pekin ducks but I found that hard to believe, but being new to ducks i figured id come here and ask!
     

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