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Duckling Colors

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by FrankBlissett, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. FrankBlissett

    FrankBlissett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had our "loner" duck show up in our yard with 14 ducklings (plus another straggler the cats got). The duck is a mallard-colored Campbell, while her choice suitor is a kacki Campbell (though a mallard Call Duck often harrassed her).

    She had 10 ducklings with yellow markings on black, with black bills and legs. I'm assuming these are mallard colored. The other 5 are yellow markings on brown, with brown bills and legs.

    Are these differences sex-linked? What color should the brown ducklings become?

    Thanks for any help.

    -Frank
     
  2. katiebugmae

    katiebugmae Out Of The Brooder

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    He should be come black and Brown
     
  3. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures would be very helpful!
     

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