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White Muscovy vs Peking Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hilltopchicks77, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. hilltopchicks77

    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is stupid but how do you tell the difference? I have 2 yellow ducklings from tractor supply. I just noticed the one is getting dark feathers near his eyes (on both sides and its not dirt) is this an indication? I thought it was a pekin but the bin was not labeled it just said ducklings.
     
  2. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one with black around it's eyes is probably a mallard.
     
  3. hilltopchicks77

    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its a very tiny blck spot, the size of an eraser tip. its also turning white and its a large duck
     
  4. hilltopchicks77

    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. hilltopchicks77

    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or is it something wrong with his eye?
     
  7. hilltopchicks77

    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I bump myself? Still curious :)
     
  8. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look at the bill it is pink, more flat, and the tip is a bit more hook shaped, you have muscovies Congratulations! Also if you look at the body type of a pekin juvenile and a muscovy juvenile you'll be able to see the difference. [​IMG]
     
  9. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are muscovies :)
     
  10. hilltopchicks77

    hilltopchicks77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can you guys tell? I had a friend say they may be Pekins with a mix somewhere in there and that's why the black spots. I'm new to ducks
     

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