Any guesses on the color of these Muscovy ducklings?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by louieloui, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. louieloui

    louieloui Out Of The Brooder

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    We hatched out 5 muscovy ducklings on July 4th/5th, but have no idea what colors we have. They're all different (although two are a bit similar, you can definitely see a difference between them) and come from a black/white pied father and either a black/white pied mom or black/white barred mom. I was told their parents (the "grandducks" of our ducklings) were lavender and chocolate.

    Here are the pics:

    Blonde w/brown heart shaped mark on forehead
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    Various shades of brown with lighter chest, white tipped tail feathers and one yellow "freckle" on his/her head
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    Brown one's white tipped tail
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    Yellow w/silvery/blueish feathers mixed in (front); yellow w/brown heart in back
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    All of the ducks (the black one in the front also has black legs, feet, toenails and bill)
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    Another of all 5
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    Last one
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  2. LostGosling

    LostGosling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The 2 brown ones will be Chocolate, the yellow one will be white with probably a Chocolate spot on it's forhead, and the other two look like they may be Silvers.
    Hope I helped! [​IMG]
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  4. RingedTeal

    RingedTeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    White with Chocalate Heart(may lose it)
    Two chocalates
    Two Lavenders-Silvers [​IMG]
     
  5. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one that was that lighter brown color as a duckling. I thought she would turn out as a chocolate.
    She is now over a month old and fully feathered. However, she is NOT chocolate! She is a bluish-purple color. I'm not sure what the correct termination is. I guess I'll have to post a picture and see what other people think. There are so many varieties, I only know the basic ones!
    Her parents were both lavenders, but all of the ducklings looked different. I had picked her out because I was looking for a chocolate muscovy, but apparently their colors as babies aren't always correct!
     
  6. louieloui

    louieloui Out Of The Brooder

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    They are super cute--which is a good thing given how MESSY they are! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. louieloui

    louieloui Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I would love to see her!
     

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