Muscovy ducklings colors? (pics)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Dipsy Doodle Doo, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Hi! These hatched last week. Parents are blue fawn drake with
    blue fawn, blue, and chocolate ducks (ducklings are from only two of the duck-girls, but not sure *which* two).
    Most are shades of brown with yellow bits --- from almost black brown to very light tan(1-5). Chocolates and blue fawns?
    And this yellow one with a dark tail and faint marking on head/back of neck (6). Barred, right?
    There are two that are solid yellow with no dark marks at all (7,8).
    What color could they be?
  2. learycow

    learycow Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 1, 2011
    Southern Maine
    The one with the colored tail will be a barred, yes. How lucky, they are so cute!

    As for the other two, my guess would be white. I know you said you don't have any white birds, but I'm not sure what other color they could be. I know the lavender version are usually yellowish gray as ducklings, so maybe they are the blue fawn version?

    Please keep this updated. I would love to know once their feathers grow in!
  3. Thanks! These 5 hatched mid-Feb (same pen), but for the life of me I can't find pics or remember what they looked like as ducklings.

  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    So is the one on the right of the bottom picture blue fawn? I think I have one shaping up to be that color.
  5. Hi! I think all of the youngsters from Feb hatch are blue fawn. 2 ducks and 3 drakes, right? Maybe the lightest 2 are silver fawn?
    This is my blue fawn drake (a pic from last Oct):
    He's the father of all those ducklings.
  6. ian4379

    ian4379 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2011
    i love these colours! we dont have them in australia, boooooooooo
  7. Buck Oakes

    Buck Oakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey can I have some help I have two black muscovy ducklings by I don't know what the other two are
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2014

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