Pekin/Magpie Crosses

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ekaufee17, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Ekaufee17

    Ekaufee17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys my pekin/magpie crosses are about two months old now and are almost fully feathered. I think they came out beautiful. The bottom most picture shows the father (magpie, top right) and mother (pekin, specifically, the hen on the bottom left). Magpies are pretty rare here in the US, and since i only had a male, I decided to breed him with a female pekin. They definitely have the body shape of the pekin, but the coloration of the magpie. Thoughts?
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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Very attractive ducks!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Attractive ducks indeed.
     
  5. ChookLover02

    ChookLover02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also have a magpie male and Pekin female duck cross. I know this thread is from 2013, but I didn't know if somebody wants to see my duckling? Her name is Bumble cause she looks like a little bumble bee, and she's always bumbling around. She was born yesterday, with some help from me. She was born 4 days early,on day 24, rather than day 28, so I had to assist her a little. Anyway, here's my little Pekipie, Bumble! :)
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  6. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Adorable!!!!
     
  7. ChookLover02

    ChookLover02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you [​IMG] we also hatched pure pekins
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  8. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh man just as cute! How fun! I hope to try incubating some day!
     
  9. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    So very cute! I love the markings on its widdle face!
     
  10. ChookLover02

    ChookLover02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! You really should! It's been one of the most fun and rewarding things I've ever experienced in my life. If you're interested in incubating, but want to start small, I would recommend the Brinsea Mini II Eco Incubator. They're small, affordable, but they get the job done! Thanks for replying [​IMG]
     

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