Northern Pintail question

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by dainironfoot, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. dainironfoot

    dainironfoot Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys! Just wondering if anyone knows if the northern pintail haas eclipse plumage or does the drake stay in color all year. Any experience raising them? Thanx in advance.
     
  2. mckenzie

    mckenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do have an eclipse plumage.
     
  3. J3172

    J3172 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They go in eclipse, one of my drakes already has full color, the other is still coming into color!
     

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