Rav's Duckumentary - Call duckling babies (pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Debs Flock, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    He's a pied?? because the Pied I hatched out from her eggs, he's nothing like that.. LOL

    Here's my pied..[​IMG]

    RIght in the middle, OH WAIT, MY PIED SHOOTS OFF BLUES... LOL

    Here's his KID

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    No green grass here!!!!
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    He's pretty! Tammy said he was pied, but to me he looks incomplete pied... didn't know what he would throw... BUT minihorse said she got some blue pieds out of her greys and Lady Grey came from her... so I'm not sure if she is carrying hidden pied and it's just their combo or if it's him alone... I'm gonna test him over Crash to see, since Crash is a grey from Tammy as well...
     
  3. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    nooooo, I got blue pie from silver hens with grey and snowy drakes. :)
     
  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Ah... but Lady Grey might be from Snowy/Grey parents, right? Just wondering if it's the particular pair or if it's him...

    Oh, wanted to ask... can silver be a possibility from blue bibbed/silver?
     
  5. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    The pied is most likely coming from the fact that the silver hens are actually silver bibbed. I believe the guy I got them from which producing them from his blue bibbed pen but because they are so light in color it makes it hard to see.
     
  6. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    yes, you'll get blue bibbed, maybe pied, and silver.

    Yes lady grey may be hiding a harlequin gene.
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Thanks, I thought so... they are so super sweet! :)

    I am curious to find out if she is... it's just really got my curiosity going since the 2 pieds that hatched match exactly the pics in the Colour Breeding in Domestic Ducks book for the pied genes...

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    Pic of the book pic...

    Says the right one is male and back left is female, common patterning... the 1st that hatched looks like the right and 2nd looks like the left, lol... can't wait to see if they turn out opposite genders too...
     
  8. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    Best way to test Lady Grey for the Harlequin gene is to breed her to a snowy and see if you get any snowy
     
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  9. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    I will probably do that at some point, for now I think we want more pieds, lol... :D ;)

    Thank you for everything... :thumbsup
     
  10. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    No problem
    happy to see them in a good home where they are getting good care and reproducing
     

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