My Nutmegs...!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by roocrazy, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    please feel free to comment:)
    my two girls.
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    compared to a regular rouen hen.
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    sorry for the bad pics, they were taken with my phone.
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2011
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Is the small one quite a bit younger? they are pretty too.
     
  3. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    yes. she is 4 month younger
     
  4. maxxsmommy

    maxxsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my!! Very beautiful!! [​IMG] I love ducks and yours are stunning!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:very pretty, what are nutmegs, my only ducks are muscovy so need to learn about other breeds.
     
  6. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    Quote:very pretty, what are nutmegs, my only ducks are muscovy so need to learn about other breeds.

    nutmeg... some drakes carry this hidden gene, and when they are bred to a grey female... you get sexlink duckling with hens being nutmeg and drakes being gray. so this is what im told.
    im thinking about giving egg selling a shot.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:very pretty, what are nutmegs, my only ducks are muscovy so need to learn about other breeds.

    nutmeg... some drakes carry this hidden gene, and when they are bred to a grey female... you get sexlink duckling with hens being nutmeg and drakes being gray. so this is what im told.
    im thinking about giving egg selling a shot.

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  8. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

    May 5, 2010
    Perry GA
    huh. I think atleast one of mine are nutmeg, of course mine are project rouens anyway. lol
     

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