I love to receive photographs from my readers and forum members and Rachel has sent me two photos of her 3 khaki campbell ducks and 2 khaki campbell crosses.
Hi Sara Thanks for emailing me, I have attached two pictures (hopefully), we think the 3 pure Khakis are female, but not sure about the Khaki crosses, they have darker heads and more black in their feathers, one of them is bigger than the other, the smaller one definitely quacked at me this morning so I’m thinking she maybe a she. They all still have a few downy feathers on the back of their necks, so maybe you could give me an idea of how old you think they may be. Thanks Rachel
Thanks for sending the photos – your ducks are lovely. Do they have names? I have added the photos to the forum.
I like the plumage on the khaki crosses.
When my khaki campbell drake moulted his head then became a dark green/black. By week 13 I knew he was a drake. It looks to me like your ducks are maybe 3 months old. My ducks
started to lay at about week 18 and haven’t stopped laying.
I look forward to hearing more about your ducks on the forum.
Sara @ farmingfriends
If you have photographs of your ducks that you would like to share then please leave a comment. Why not join in the chat about ducks over at the farmingfriends duck forum or if you are thinking of getting some ducks then why not buy some khaki campbell hatching eggs so you can hatch your own khaki campbell duck.
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