Hatchery magpie ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by estheramelia, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. estheramelia

    estheramelia Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 28, 2016
    I would really like a magpie duck for a pet, not for showing. I would really like a magpie duck with very little black, like a couple spots near the breast, head, etc. So, what about hatcheries?
  2. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2014
    Mississippi Y'all
    Your looking for a black and white Ancona duck. I wasn't certain about the difference either for a while, but here's the difference

    Magpie ducks truely all have about the same amount of black. They have a black cap with a black saddle back and usually some other black feathers on the body.

    A Black and white Ancona has maybe a black cap then irregular spots of black over the body, this is where the duck will have little black and a lot more white.

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