New Pics of Call babies and color questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AliciaM, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. AliciaM

    AliciaM Songster

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    Heres some pics of my newest batch of call duckys.. Can anyone guess on there color? Mom is a black/white magpie and dad is most likely a blue fawn.. (could be pastel also, but never saw him breeding)
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    Another pic from that batch..
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    This is from the batch before... same mom and dad...
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    This one is from the first batch.. about a month old now.. Ideas on his color?
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    And now, just because there cute... some pics of my butterscotches...
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  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    I'm about to reveal my ignorance here but... how can they be call ducks if the mom was a magpie? Or is magpie a color of call? So confused! lol

    The magpie-marked ducklings look blue to me, which would make sense with a black/white mother and a blue/fawn father (they would get the extended black gene(s) and potentially one blue dilution).

    I'm afraid I'm not much help beyond that, knowing almost nothing about call ducks. But...

    They are ADORABLE. [​IMG]
     

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