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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by roocrazy, Dec 4, 2010.
does any body have the STANDARD for cayugas
i dont have an apa book so i really need your help
Well I have one but its over 35 years old! I would suggest buying one. Its a great investment in my opinion, you can buy the hand books, there about 15-20$ last time I checked. Or the large color print books, I believe there around35-50$Ive seen some of the color books and there AMAZING! I am looking into getting one of them. Amazon and ebay always has them for sale.
Hi! Here you are! This applies to drakes and ducks.
Old drake... 8 lbs Old duck ... 7 lbs
Young drake ...7 lbs Young duck... 6 lbs
Bill: Moderately long, slightly concave in top line.
Head: Oval, moderately trim.
Neck: Medium length, slightly arched.
Back: Moderately long, broad, slightly arched at shoulders.
Tail: Slightly elevated; composed of hard stiff feathers; sex feathers of drake, hard, well-curved.
Wings: Strong, folded closely and smoothly at sides.
Breast: Broad, full prominent.
Body: Moderately long, well-rounded; carriage slightly elevated in front. Stern free from bagginess.
Legs and feet: Lower Thighs - short, large. Shanks - medium length and size.
Feet - toes, straight, connected by web.
Bill: Black preferred, black with olive tip permissable.
Eyes: Dark brown.
Shanks and feet: Black to dusky black, orange shading permitted in older drakes.
Plumage: Lustrous greenish black throughout.
Disqualifications: Conspicuous white in outer plumage.
thank you so much dipsy
Hmm...whats the standard for Black Swedish? I seem to find contradictory information about whether or not their feet should be a solid color. Thanks!
Blue Swedish Ducks
Shanks and Feet: Reddish brown, shaded with irregular markings of greyish-black.