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What kind of ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lostinthewoods, May 8, 2007.

  1. lostinthewoods

    lostinthewoods Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 2 week old ducks and have no clue what breed they are. I won't be able to put pictures on, but hope someone will understand my description. All are black with a yellowish colored chest. All but 1 of them has a knob on their head. Any ideas? Thank you in advance... [​IMG]


    Ok, so, maybe I'll have to post some pics on here later tonight. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2007
  2. mlheran

    mlheran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well the knob means they are "crested", but that can show up randomly in nearly any breed (and it can be bred for).

    At two weeks that coloring could be almost anything -what color are their beaks and feet?

    You didn't mention an eye stripe, so some possibilities include: Swedish Blue and Cayuga, they could even be Indian Runners, Muscovies, or mixed breeds. Good luck with them! [​IMG]
     
  3. lostinthewoods

    lostinthewoods Out Of The Brooder

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    They have black feet and a black beak. [​IMG] Hope that helps. Thanks for the reply [​IMG]
     
  4. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. mlheran

    mlheran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Sounds like Cayuga, or maybe Black East Indie -they'll be pretty as adults!
     
  6. lostinthewoods

    lostinthewoods Out Of The Brooder

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    They look almost identical to those in your pic fowlweatherfriends except for they're crested. [​IMG] Thanks to everyone for their help! [​IMG]
     
  7. Duckzoo4u

    Duckzoo4u New Egg

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    :(Sounds to me like Black swedish, they are a great breed [​IMG]. Your knob head one has a crested mutation, NOT A BAD MUTATION they are beautiful when they grow up! I had a Black Swedish duck but it died when it was 4 weeks old:([​IMG]
     
  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Sounds like a Swedish to me, too.
     

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