Bathtime photos and a question about bill color...

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MaineChickens, May 17, 2008.

  1. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love to watch them dive!

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    Ok, so here is the question. These ducks all came from Ideal on 5-7. They all- except one- have orange bills. The one remaining has stayed a purple color. Of course they all eat the same thing, are rasied together- etc. So I am wondering why this might be? any ideas?

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    I searched the archives and really couldn't find much. I wonder if by chance there is another breed in there that might bring that difference?

    Leave it to me to have the 'odd duck'

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  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    I had one I thought was a pekin with a pink bill (he is in my avatar) He turned out to be a Buff duck. He looked exactly like a pekin baby.
     
  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    In that first pic to the right is that duckling completley submerged underwater?
     
  4. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I wondered if even there might be some Aylesbury in the woodpile so to speak... It will be interesting to see if it changes...

    And yes, he/she loves to dive! They are olympic swimmers you know!

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  5. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are those in the bathtub?? Too cute!!
     
  6. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are too cute!!! I have no idea what's up with the purple bill.
    love the pics
     
  7. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute. How old are they?
     
  8. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    11 days old I think.
     
  9. asteele01

    asteele01 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am just curious if the duckling with the pink bill ended up being a pekin? I have one duckling that has a pink bill and trying to figure out if she is a pekin or something else.
     

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