Green billed Ducks Anyone?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HollyDuckFarmer, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Meet one of my Fall Hatches. Mom is a Rouen, Dad a KC. Please ignore the photo bombing black headed drake in the front of the photo. My Rouen x KC looks to me like she has a very green bill and black wing bars. Her sister has a black bill and blue wing bars. The girl pictured above is quiet, but does quack loudly like a girl when I corner her. I think she is 13 wks old now, all my other ducks I've been able to voice sex by now. What is your take, Duck People? Any explanations please?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Pretty ducks HDF
     
  3. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Can you see that oddly green bill?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Yes I can but when it's a mix breed isn't it harder to tell by bill color? or not necessarily?
     
  5. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess so- you can see the other mix has kind of a- strange- shade- of- Pekin- orange bill, so I bet you are right. Same KC Dad too. This is the 1st girl I've had come out green.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    She got the Rouen stripes I love her face actually both are very pretty, That's what I like about mixes the different ways they can look.
     
  7. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen mixed breed females, mostly mallard x pekin, with green beaks.
     

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