Canadian Call Hen

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckmeister, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. duckmeister

    duckmeister Songster

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    Blue bibbed juvenile call hen, the white on her cheek makes her look like a honker! Just the left side of her head, other side is solid. Hoefully it's a mutation and will breed true, that would be very cool.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Peach cheek!

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  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Never heard of a Peach cheek Call Duck?

    Its an imperfection....Not a big deal. I doute it will breed back though.....
     
  4. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    duckmeister was saying that it wasen't intended, he was saying that it would be a cool project to maybe further this coloration.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Hmmmm....won't happen. Takes years to do what your wanting to do.
     
  6. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    Well, actually it can if he dedicates his time to it, it can happen. How do you think butterscotch calls came to be, it was from decades of work. I for one thing it is an amazing project and wish you luck duckmeister.
     
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2016
  7. learycow

    learycow Crowing

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    It looks like rusting which is very common in blues.[​IMG]
    This gal has a similar spot on her head.
    There is a guy in Canada working with these types of genetics and is breeding for it
     

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