A few of my Muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by saladin, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a couple of different strains. The Chocolates are out of Paul Witt's strain. Paul is one of my best friends; he lives about 15 miles from me. His birds have been known across the country for many many years now. Of course, everything on the place is moulting right now! The Silvers are from Billy Sumner; another good friend and long time Muscovy breeder (around 40 years).

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  2. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to figure out the difference in color between blue, silver and lavender. Do you have any pics of these colors next to each other?
    I have a bunch I am pretty sure are blues, but their offspring have produced some light blue colors. I'm not sure if these are silver or lavender (or something else!)
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    What can I say? your Muscovies a beautiful!!!
     
  4. aja19919

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    Very nice, thank you for sharing. Interested in the response to Learycow.


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  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  6. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Top picture is of a Silver male; bottom picture has a Blue male. I'll see what other pictures I may have.
     
  7. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some more:

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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:OhMy how georgeous.. Question? do you keep both Drakes and hens together? and no fighting between the drakes? and swwet pic of C-hen and D-hen
     
  9. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So would this one be a blue (the one behind the black duck)??
    I have a bunch like this, some have white feathers too.
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    Here is another one, white and ? (blue?).
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    Here are some of the babies from my blue hen and drake. The ducklings in question are the ones on the far right. The one in the back is a little older than the other, but they both look the same. The yellow ones I know will be white, but what about the others? Lavender? Or will they be silver?
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    Here is the older one by itself
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  10. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OhMy how georgeous.. Question? do you keep both Drakes and hens together? and no fighting between the drakes? and swwet pic of C-hen and D-hen

    lol. The drakes fight ALL the time! They knock over waterers and anything else that gets in their way. Yeah, we keep the all together; they have the run of the place. During the day they stay on the cock-yard (woods) and in the evening they go to the pond; then back to the cock yard to sleep.
     

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