Color pattern on muscovy?

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  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My 9 week old Muscovy has a color pattern i haven't seen before especially on any of my others. on it's chest or under belly it's like a small checker board of blk and brown, i hope you can see it and give me an idea of what it is called, thanks
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    I know it's just a plain ole muscovy nothing fancy like the lavenders but I haven't seen this pattern before even on here.
     
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  2. ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack

    ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a chocolate/black/white drake IDK !!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea what it is called, but I have one that looks just like yours!
    I also have a bunch of blue muscovies that have that same color pattern on their chest.
    I'm curious to see what others say!
     
  4. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If he was a dog, we'd call him brindle. [​IMG] I sure haven't seen black and brown together but the pattern looks like a ripple.
     
  5. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think that might be ripple.
     
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    It's a wild-type pattern, he will molt it out as he grows and will become solid black in those spots that look almost like fish scales [​IMG]

    Some of my Blues come in with this pattern on their chest, my mother thinks it's great how they look like fish scales.
     
  7. ruffledfeathers1234

    ruffledfeathers1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have on that looks very similar to him.
    Sorry that the view of him isn't that great, He is the one in the very back.
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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Aww I hope he doesn't lose the color pattern [​IMG] it's really pretty and unique. Thanks ya'll.

    ruffledfeathers, what age are your muscovies?
     
  9. ruffledfeathers1234

    ruffledfeathers1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Aww I hope he doesn't lose the color pattern [​IMG] it's really pretty and unique. Thanks ya'll.

    ruffledfeathers, what age are your muscovies?

    Lydia they are 4.5 - 5 months old
     
  10. Miss Lydia

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    Quote:Aww I hope he doesn't lose the color pattern [​IMG] it's really pretty and unique. Thanks ya'll.

    ruffledfeathers, what age are your muscovies?

    Lydia they are 4.5 - 5 months old

    Thanks ruffled, so they were probably 3 months when that picture was taken? all girls it looks like? very pretty I might add.
     

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