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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by NewHopePoultry, May 13, 2009.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    My ducks are starting to get their feathers in and my black one (believed to be a male) is getting some green feathers on his head, down his back and on his tail feathers.
    Is is normal to have a black swedish with green?
     
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  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Are you sure it isn't a cayuga?

    Pictures would help.
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    I know its not a cayuga.
    I dont have a picture of the green on him ,but here:

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  4. W.CharltonChickens

    W.CharltonChickens In the Brooder

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    Sounds like my Black Swede. There is an iridescent green in the black feathers on his head. Mine is about 7 weeks old now.

    Todd
     
  5. Luvducks

    Luvducks Songster

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    That sounds pretty neat looking.
     
  6. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    I'll charge my batteries and hopefully I can get a picture tomorrow of him.
    Its not alot of green feathers but enough I noticed today in the sunlight.
     
  7. NewHopePoultry

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    His back:
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    His head(couldnt get a good picture)
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  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Looks like my Magpie to me.
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    I know he isnt a magpie.
    I went and picked up the ducklings and the only breeds there were: 2 blue swedish females, a blue swedish drake(all were mismarked), a khaki campell female and 2 Rouen drakes(kept in a different pen) who were 5 years old
     
  10. NewHopePoultry

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    any other thoughts?
     

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