Interpretation of breed standards

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TinaK, May 22, 2012.

  1. TinaK

    TinaK Songster

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    Hi [​IMG]

    I'm looking to start showing my muscovy ducks. I have a couple that I think would go OK so I am entering in a few local shows around the place.

    I have a question with regards to interpretation of breed standards. Here is Australia our revised Poultry Standards have just been released. A member from here (duckyfromoz) was kind enough to scan me the muscovy pages and send them over.

    I want to know how to interpret the section on legs and leg colouring. I have posted the standard with regards to legs below.

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    Ok so that is all clear.... what I wish to have clarified is in regards to the colour of the legs....

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    Do the legs and webs need to be one uniform colour all over? Or can the legs be black and the webs be a dusky yellow?

    The more I read the more I am sure that the legs can be of a different colour to the webs.... I was hoping that someone on here could confirm for me.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I know of 1 person who shows their Muscovies on here there maybe more, but Rose Comb Ryan shows, maybe PM him and he would clarify things.
     
  3. TinaK

    TinaK Songster

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    Thank you Miss Lydia. I will track him down [​IMG]
     

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