Myscovy type question?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Schaman, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. Schaman

    Schaman Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello

    I wonder if anybody of you cold give me an clue what this type is called and if it is possible that she could carry the "l" gene? She is white with *grey* and the type seemed to be pretty rare in Sweden and I donĀ“t know how it was imported to us. From England or Holland perhaps? "l" gene does not exist in our country what I know...

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    Then I have an light brown Drake that I like much. What do you call this type?

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    Please excuse for my bad english.
     
  2. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
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    Your hen appears to be a Pied/Splash Lavender. And the drake is either a Brown/Black Pied. I'm not sure if there is a Splash Coloration in Scovys....but she sure looks more splashed than pied.
    What is the "I" gene?
    Beautiful birds!
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  3. Schaman

    Schaman Out Of The Brooder

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    SamG347: Thanks:) "l" (little L) = Lavender
     
  4. Schaman

    Schaman Out Of The Brooder

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    Additional information about the hen: I have tried to seek answers on Internet but are still confused about the type. Some call it Silver, others Pearl grey, Lavender or Cream...
     
  5. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
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    They are beautiful and unique! I wonder what their offspring will look like?
     
  6. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with Sam on this one! [​IMG]

    Great looking birds! I love scovies!
     
  7. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Nice Scovies! I just started with Muscovies about a month or so ago. I just love them and am looking forward to ducklings this summer. [​IMG]
     
  8. Hello ,
    To me your hen looks to be Lavender pied and the drake looks like a chocolate pied .

    Fay
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Agreed [​IMG]
     
  10. squeakyduck

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    Schaman,
    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Your drake looks like he's got spunk to him. I've never seen any ducks like the pair you have, but they are indeed beautiful. What are their personalities like?
     

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