Call Duck Breed Identification Needed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xoangelxo, May 27, 2012.

  1. xoangelxo

    xoangelxo Hatching

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    [​IMG]. Your links are broken
     
  3. Quackers08

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    Sorry for hyjacking this forum lol but i thought this was a good place to ask what breed my lil duckling is:
    [​IMG][​IMG]She's got a poorly foot at the minute and is limping so i seperated her from the rest
     
  4. Nsampsel

    Nsampsel Songster

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    Looks like either a B&W Magpie or a Black Swedish to me.
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Call Duck is the BREED, then there are color varieties. They aren't known as Swedish call ducks. You can have black and blue bibbed call ducks though.

    Just a few color variety names for the call duck breed:

    White
    Grey
    Blue fawn
    Black bibbed
    Blue bibbed
    Chocolate
    Silver
    Butterscotch
    Magpie
    Pastel
    Pieds of various colors such as blue fawn and grey

    Not every color is an official color either, not all are recognized by the APA as SOP. Then there are a tone of muddied background (mutt cross) colors with no true intention to helping a color breed true. Say someone has a small flock of call ducks, but of a variety of colors and they all live together. The off spring could be anything, but if the off spring were to be bred they would toss all sorts of messed up colorations since the parents stock wasn't separated by color/type.
     
  6. xoangelxo

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  7. StevenW.

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  8. xoangelxo

    xoangelxo Hatching

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    The one with the green head is the Snowy drake, correct?
     
  9. Nsampsel

    Nsampsel Songster

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    This reply was for Quackers08. They didn't state whether their's was a call or not. If it's a call go by Celtic's post.
     
  10. StevenW.

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    Yes.
     

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