Green Runners??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by freeworld4all, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. freeworld4all

    freeworld4all Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everybody! Has anyone gotten green (I mean G-R-E-E-N!!) runners before? I bought some ducklings through the mail a year ago and they have produced a couple clutches since then. The ones that were hatched in May are all green. The males are super-duper green (or super blue, or super purple in some light). The females also have this same coloring but to a lesser degree. Their momma was black and their daddy grey. Is this unusual??
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That's not unusual when dealing with black birds. Would love to see pictures of these beauties though!
     
  3. freeworld4all

    freeworld4all Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, okay. I didn't know since the three original black females that I bought last year are still just black. I thought that I'd created a mutant strain! LOL. Thanks for the input. I wish I had a camera to take pictures. A video camera would be even better, because when they are moving around in the sunlight it is a spectacular sight to see!!
     

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