Almost 5 week old rouens getting iridescent green feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cecosugi, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. cecosugi

    cecosugi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This weekend, when the sun finally came out, I noticed that one of my 4 1/2 week old Rouens has iridescent green feathers on his back, just above his tail. Then I noticed that his head also has iridescent green. I couldn't see it until the sun was shining on him. He also sorta has a muddier looking bill. Other than that, he looks just like the other 4 duckies--feathering in brown/black speckled.

    I thought the color didn't come in until later, so I was surprised to see the green. Girls don't do that, right? That means he's a boy, right?

    I'm getting miscellaneous quacking, but I can't ever tell who it is.

    Not that it really matters, I just wondered.
     

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