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Silver appleyard welsh harlequin cross ??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by GraceHomestead, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. GraceHomestead

    GraceHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So We know that my duck Blueberry is a silver appleyard cross and not sure what the cross is.
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    As a duckling she was marked just like a silver appleyard. And after much research and looking at pictures no other duckling is marked like the silver appleyard...(correct me if I am wrong new to ducks!!) Here is Bluberry at 14 days old.
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    We just hatched 11 ducklings out of 15 in the bator (2 died after hatching :/) so we have 9.
    (2 that never made the internal pip were Bluberry's as well with the mohawk)
    2 are marked just like she was as a duckling
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    And I thought all the rest were pekin UNTIL today!! When I was reading on here about sexing the ducklings and the welsh harlequin was mentioned. So I googled them and saw a few of my ducklings!!
    There are 3 ducklings that look like a welsh harlequin yellow bodies, whitish light yellow chest, a slight brownish head & pink bill...
    SO since the welsh harliquin look kind of like the appleyard could this be what Bluberry is crossed with? I cant get a good picture of them. My phone flash washes out the darkish heads..
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    Here you can kind of see the darker head on the right..
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    So what do you guys think? Could Bluberry be appleyard and welsh harliquin crossed?
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2017
  2. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I'd say shes half Rouen almost for sure.
     
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