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If you breed a lilac drake to a blue hen, on the muscovy calculator it shows sex linked color results. Black, blue and silver males. Brown, Lilac and buff females. Is this not correct? I'm wondering because I just had a hatch from that combination. I also have in this hatch the dusky, aytipico(sp) down pattern popping up. Some might even be self colored

I thought it would be easier to tell females from the chocolate gene from dad. I'm not sure if im seeing females or dusky?

Can anyone help me?

Do any of these look lilac?


Edited by jennifleur - 2/19/16 at 3:35pm
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If you breed a lilac drake to a blue hen, on the muscovy calculator it shows sex linked color results. Black, blue and silver males. Brown, Lilac and buff females. Is this not correct? I'm wondering because I just had a hatch from that combination. I also have in this hatch the dusky, aytipico(sp) down pattern popping up. Some might even be self colored










I thought it would be easier to tell females from the chocolate gene from dad. I'm not sure if im seeing females or dusky?
Can anyone help me?
Do any of these look lilac?
That only
Works if your birds are pure/true to color. Otherwise, it won't work as they are carrying colors other than what they are showing. Resulting in a mixed colored clutch

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Ducks: Anconas (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lavender, Lilac and Silver),  Muscovy (barred in black, blue, chocolate and combo, ripples in dark, chocolate, and blue shades, lavenders, and looneys in blue, black, chocolate and lilac)

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NPIP CERTIFIED! Al's Quackery is a small waterfowl farm in Southern Maine. I raise ducks, ducklings, geese, goslings and sell hatching eggs.
Ducks: Anconas (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lavender, Lilac and Silver),  Muscovy (barred in black, blue, chocolate and combo, ripples in dark, chocolate, and blue shades, lavenders, and looneys in blue, black, chocolate and lilac)

Call Ducks: pied / magpie...

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post #13 of 15


Thank you so much for your reply.  I'll throw out the idea of sex linked colors in this hatch.  

I'm still confused on how exactly you would get one. I'm very interested in all of this, my old brain is just not cooperating.

Pure colors are blue, black, white, lavender and chocolate?

Lilac since its a combination of blue and chocolate would not be considered pure, correct?

Or could a blue not be pure because its split to another, but a lilac could be a pure color if it is from a mix of a pure blue and pure chocolate?

Should I ignore the muscovy calculator gender color percentages in the results of color crosses I enter?

How would you determine if you have a pure color?

How does dusky and self colored relate to color purity?

Sorry for all the questions. 


the two in the back upper right corner. Dusky black and dusky blue?

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Thank you so much for your reply.  I'll throw out the idea of sex linked colors in this hatch.  

I'm still confused on how exactly you would get one. I'm very interested in all of this, my old brain is just not cooperating.

Pure colors are blue, black, white, lavender and chocolate?

Lilac since its a combination of blue and chocolate would not be considered pure, correct?

Or could a blue not be pure because its split to another, but a lilac could be a pure color if it is from a mix of a pure blue and pure chocolate?

Should I ignore the muscovy calculator gender color percentages in the results of color crosses I enter?

How would you determine if you have a pure color?

How does dusky and self colored relate to color purity?

Sorry for all the questions. 


the two in the back upper right corner. Dusky black and dusky blue?

Ok, so lilac bred to lilac will give you lilac, chocolate and buff.

 What I meant by color carrying is that black, blue, white etc can carry other colors. So if your blue hen isn't a pure blue, it could very well throw off the sex-link coloring in the offspring.

The calculator is simply an estimate. But overall percentages generally apply only to large numbers (thousands) at a time. So small clutches you could see a difference anyways.

 

In your pics, I see lilac, black, blue, white and it looks like a lavender or two.

 

Looks like you have self-colored atipico dusky. These can feather out to be any color (usually black, blue or chocolate)

NPIP CERTIFIED! Al's Quackery is a small waterfowl farm in Southern Maine. I raise ducks, ducklings, geese, goslings and sell hatching eggs.
Ducks: Anconas (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lavender, Lilac and Silver),  Muscovy (barred in black, blue, chocolate and combo, ripples in dark, chocolate, and blue shades, lavenders, and looneys in blue, black, chocolate and lilac)

Call Ducks: pied / magpie...

Reply

NPIP CERTIFIED! Al's Quackery is a small waterfowl farm in Southern Maine. I raise ducks, ducklings, geese, goslings and sell hatching eggs.
Ducks: Anconas (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lavender, Lilac and Silver),  Muscovy (barred in black, blue, chocolate and combo, ripples in dark, chocolate, and blue shades, lavenders, and looneys in blue, black, chocolate and lilac)

Call Ducks: pied / magpie...

Reply
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Thank you for helping me.

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