Muscovie color combinations

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Muscovies, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    What color of ducklings would come from a Blue ripple drake, Lilac pied hen and a black pied hen?
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2010
  2. rollyard

    rollyard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2010
    Calculating potential progeny colour/pattern of any cross can be difficult/inaccurate due to potential unknowns. For example, you may or may not get rippled progeny, depending on whether or not the ducks have the recessive autosomal brown-rippled gene. Having said this, you could possibly produce blues, blacks, silvers, pied in any colour form, white, & even rippled, barred, chocolate etc.

    Like I said, difficult to calculate unless exact genetic make-up known. But the unknown adds to the fun of breeding them [​IMG]
  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2010
    Send me some eggs in the spring and I will let you know. [​IMG] Sorry couldn't resist. Guess you won't find out unless you try.

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