What kind of ducks are these?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 8GeeseALaying, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. I just got these ducks last fall they were only a few months old then. Im new to ducks. Could someone identify what breed they might be?
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    I can post more if needed. The two drakes look like washed out mallard drakes

    Edit: these pics were taken last year when they were half grown
     
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  2. fishingmissymom

    fishingmissymom New Egg

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    Mixed call ducks if they can fly and are very noisy
     
  3. Never flew and not noisey. Way bigger than any call duck
     
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  4. fishingmissymom

    fishingmissymom New Egg

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    Peaking mallards cross
     
  5. aeelish

    aeelish Out Of The Brooder

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    Im sorry to ask this question here but how do i post a question
     
  6. They also lay a greenish egg
     
  7. Ryan521

    Ryan521 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They make me think of runner, blue Swedish, and mallard or ruen crosses.
     
  8. Thanks. There is a pure chocolate runner in the pics i got her seperate. I thought one looked like a blue ancona but the others as you can see are buff and white, brown and white hens and washed out mallard colored drakes.
    I was wrong about the egg color i washed it off a little better and its white not green.
    Here is my blue and white hen that i thought was ancona.
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    Maybe they have a little of everything in them? They are nice ducks regardless.
     
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  9. jtn42248

    jtn42248 Overrun With Chickens

    First let me disclaim being any sort of expert on duck breeds. I have Khakis and Cayugas which are both pretty easy to identify. Your pictures show a mix of breeds. In the first picture there are some that remind me of Anconas but maybe a mix? Another picture I am pretty sure I see a Saxony. There may be some Buff Oprington mix in there as well.

    Really nice pond...wish I had something like that but in West Texas I would have to fight of water theives.

    Oh, and I think I spotted a couple of Pink Flamingos in one picture. How did you ever get them to hold so steady for a picture?????
     
  10. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like mixes to me. Also with the eggs only the bloom is colors and if you scrub or wash them it will come off and leave a white egg. My Cayuga lays a green egg that turns white if I scrub it. They are very cute!
     
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