Are these chocolate pied muscovy ducklings?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by farmdude, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought these off of Craigs list today. I'm new to muscovies so can anyone confirm that these are chocolate pied ducklings?[​IMG] Thank you.
     
  2. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They apear chocolate but I'm not so convinced that they are pied.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:They are precious whatever color they may be... [​IMG]
     
  4. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got all 6 for $20. and they delivered them. I think I got a good deal.[​IMG]
     
  5. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:That is an awesome deal now we need some updated pics.. [​IMG]
     
  7. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are only a week older than when the picture was taken, so they don't look any different, just a little bigger. I have no idea what they will look like when they grow up. They don't look chocolate pied to me, but i'm new to these [​IMG]
    Quote:That is an awesome deal now we need some updated pics.. [​IMG]
     
  8. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cute ducklings but they look like blacks/ black bibbed/black pied to me. Chocolate usually are much lighter brown ... almost a kakki color.
     
  9. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what I was thinking. She showed me pictures of the parents. The father is chocolate pied. The mother is light brown (buff?) pied. I Don't know the duck genetics, but I believe these duckling's colors are probably through backs?They don't look pied to me either, but I'm sure they carry the genes for it. 2 of the bibbed ones are a dark brown that doesn't show up well in the photo.
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  10. michaelinnc84

    michaelinnc84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very beautiful! Can't wait for more pics.
     

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