Grey Mallards?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Wolf-Kim, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this considered an official color? If I were to get some, could they be shown?

    What's the standard on these guys?

    Thanks!
    -Kim
     
  2. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    a grey mallard is the standard... when you see mallards flying outside, or on a pond, that is the grey color. It's your typical mallard, brown speckly body, males have the green head, females are all brown... That's why when another duck breed comes in mallard coloring, it's called grey (calls and runners both come in grey colors.... they have the typical mallard coloring)

    I think the only other mallard coloring is snowy and white.... snowy has more white feathers than grey, and white mallards are just that, all white....
     
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL

    Thanks a TON for clearing that up for me. I was ordering and saw Grey Mallards on the list, googled it and saw a picture of a beautiful mallard but with fawn colors.

    Boy, would I have been dissapointed!

    I didn't realize that a "Grey" mallard, was a regular mallard.

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    -Kim
     

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