Muskovy's what colors will I get?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cruiser, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got them today and was wondering about duckling colors? Drake is 4th from the right. At least that's what I was told by the guy that sold them to me.

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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I don't know, but they are beautiful, and so is the bike.

    So, please tell me all about how you are keeping them safe from predators. I am - well, my heart has been broken by people losing their ducks to predators.

    (I'll go check out your link - maybe it's in there)
     
  3. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are in a hoop coop as of now. But will be in a large run with electric fence and netting over the top this weekend.
     
  4. aprille218

    aprille218 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducklings should be chocolate, blue, black or splash with varying amounts of white. Possibly a few recessive unknowns but most should be chocolate.
    Aprille
     
  5. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most will likely be chocolate but they can carry many colors that they don't show so unless you know their genetic background, it's hard to know for sure.

    Your chocolate drake mated with the chocolate hens will give you 100% chocolate babies
    The chocolate drake mated with the blue hen will give you black and blue males (carrying chocolate) and chocolate and lilac females
    The chocolate drake mated with the lilac hen will give you 50% chocolates, 50% lilacs
     
  6. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks greatly appreciated!
     
  7. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry im really ocd [​IMG] muscovy not muskovy
     

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