Rare! Chocolate Orpington Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AxolotlLove, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She and MoonMoon ate that poor grasshopper :)
     
  2. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Harmony's black runner "sister" Charlotte was very confused in why there was a camera [​IMG]
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  3. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup. I hope that when she is older that my older drakes don't hurt her... I tried to pen up my older pekin female from the boys but she was lonely and kept escaping, next year she'll have some girlfriends to have in the pen so they'll be penned up together. I may put a drake in so I can see if I can get some ducklings. I plan on pairing Harmony up with a Rouen drake, Gibby, but we'll have to see
     
  4. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a recessive gene showing up.
    But full grown should point to whether or not shes pure buff duck once you know her conformation, size and body type
     
  5. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, she is a chocolate Orpington duck, only the buff colored ducks are called buff orpingtons. But she is pure, I've gotten her from a breeder. Anyways, your right, I'll have to wait to see! She is one odd looking duck, today I was comparing her eye types, head shape, and neck length to my magpie duckling that's the same age and they are way different. :)
     
  6. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well do what you think is best, you know your cat better than anyone else.
     
  7. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh wow, I can tell for certain she is not a color I have ever seen before!
     
  8. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your right, at first glance she looks like a khaki, but her color is much "warmer" than a khaki, her bill is lighter, her feet are a different color and her eyes are light brown. I'm glad she's growing up, I'm waiting to see her colors!
     
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  9. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have any of her feathers started coming in yet?
     
  10. mzmolly65

    mzmolly65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry Mr. Grasshopper but YAY duckies!
     

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