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Muscovy duckling colors?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mary Of Exeter, May 21, 2011.

  1. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have reference pictures so I can tell what colors my ducklings will be? [​IMG] They just hatched today!
     
  2. Jeserah

    Jeserah Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Yes, please post pictures!
     
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With all the stuff that's been going on, I just now remembered this thread when I was looking at the ducklings today! I will try to get pictures tomorrow [​IMG] Looks like most of them will be pied. I think I will have blues, blacks, and then I have two different shades of brown (guessing chocolate and its dilute? Do they call those khaki in muscovies too?).
     
  5. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Blue Fawn may be the colro you are talking about [​IMG]
     
  6. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked that color up and I think that is what one of the momma's are [​IMG] She has so much white on her that there's only so many feathers to go by. But she has brownish-bluish feathers so I think the blue-fawn is right! The other momma is a blue pied for sure - not as much white so easier to tell, LOL. They hatched out their babies within a week of each other so right now they are "sharing" the load. The ducklings follow whoever is closest, unless they get into a squabble and one takes them all. They also adopted 9 mallard ducklings that hatched out a week before the first batch of scobies. So I have ducklings up to my ears! [​IMG]
     
  7. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hawks have taken care of a lot of babies. They stray off and get picked up [​IMG] So I'm keeping them locked up for a while. I still have 16 scovies and 5 mallards though.

    Here's some pictureshttps://picasaweb.google.com/MaryOfExeter/June2011

    And a video!
     

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