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What type of duck is my duckling?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AxolotlLove, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Harmony was sold to me as a female crested buff Orpington duck but all buff ducklings I've ever seen are yellow. She has a pure pink bill (hard to see camera not best iphone 4 camera) and pinkish feet. I know she can't be a khaki because her feet have some yellow on them and her chest is a yellow. She can't be a mix I ordered her from ideal poultry (they messed up our order 2 times, one all dead ducklings and 2nd time only 2 ducks were in when we ordered 4. We kept the too (Harmony and MoonMoon a magpie and just ordered our runners again who are coming Friday)
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  2. PotatoWaffles

    PotatoWaffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That doesn't really look like a buff duckling. You are correct that they usually look more yellow. You won't know for sure until it starts getting its adult feathers, but it doesn't look like a typical buff duckling.

    This was my buff as a duckling all the way to the left.
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  3. HennyPenny2

    HennyPenny2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a buff duckling and she is also a lot more yellow with orange feet.
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  4. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh dear, my brother will be so upset he wanted me to get a buff more than anything. I'll be a bit mad if she ends up being a mix breed or a khaki Campbell but she has a pink feet and bull so is that possible? I can't believe Ideal screwed up our order AGIAN. if anyone else knows what she is please tell Me! And I'll keep y'all poster as she grows up.
     
  5. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Btw, she is smaller than my magpie duckling if that helps s
     
  6. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What Is your duckling on the right?!?! That looks like Harmony only without pink bill
     
  7. PotatoWaffles

    PotatoWaffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was my blue Swedish. Yours doesn't look like a blue Swedish; in fact I don't think I've ever seen a duckling that color before. No idea what she will turn out to be, but it will be fun seeing her grow. Maybe she is an uncharacteristically dark buff, who knows? Be sure to post pictures as an adult!
     
  8. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol ok well I'm excited as well! They are only 4 or 5 days old and already growing so fast! Another thing, she is silent. She almost never peeps. Only if I'm holding her sisters and even then it's so soft I an barley hear her. I'm fine with her being mixed my brother will just not be happy [​IMG]
     
  9. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some more pics [​IMG] she is so spastic running around everywhere jumping over chicks.
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    She has yellow on her feet
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  10. PotatoWaffles

    PotatoWaffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely not a buff, looks more like a khaki Campbell to me, or a mix of some sort. SUPER cute tho!
     

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