Mandarin cross wooduck pic ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by adriano, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. adriano

    adriano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A guy posted this on another forum stating its a cross of a mandarin / wooduck.

    I know its not possible as its down to the chromosome set up of the mandarin that prevents a cross.

    Anyone got ideas on what this pic shows.
     
  2. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, without doing a Gendetic test, I can only go by visual cues... Id say it is a Manderin / Wood Duck cross. You never know, when theres a will.. theres a way.

    P.S.

    Let me know what you find out. I'd like to know. I still think it looks cool.
     
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  3. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mabye a color mutation?
     
  4. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    i'm pretty sure thats just a mandarin Coming in/going out of eclipse plumage.

    i think i could possibly be a color mutation too.
     
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  5. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Looks EXACTLY like mine in eclipse plumage, That's all it is. No doubt about it at all. And for the record its when the new feathers are coming in. Yall watch your mandies when the new feathers come in [​IMG]
     
  6. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
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    Thats what my first thought was, but then i second guessed myself when i saw the white sails looked orangish.
     
  7. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I may be wrong, but aren't the sail feathers suppose to be orange.
     
  8. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
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    Quote:I may be wrong, but aren't the sail feathers suppose to be orange.

    I was referring to the usually thin white "sails" in front of the orange ones
     
  9. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This is what I think too. There are color mutations including one called a Black Mandarin.
     

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