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Swedish duckling...what color is this?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bearfeet3, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 In the Brooder

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    just hatched this morning! :]
     

  2. BigByrd24

    BigByrd24 Songster

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    Do you have anymore pic. Hard to see the color but I would say its a Blue.
     
  3. chickenlisa

    chickenlisa Invincible Summer

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    Blue! The blacks are born black w/ yellow chests. Adorable!
     
  4. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 In the Brooder

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    Heres a picture of him and my son, he was staring at him for awhile it was so cute, i had to take a picture!

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    He just seems soo light I thought maybe splash or somthing blues are beautiful though [​IMG]
     
  5. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    Could be silver
     
  6. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Songster

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    Blue! My splash Sweds were hatched all yellow...[​IMG]
     
  7. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 In the Brooder

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    Blue it is! Thanks everyone :]
     

  8. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    Do you know what color the parents were?
    I'm still leaning towards silver, looks too light to be a blue
     
  9. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 In the Brooder

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    hmm...no I dont, the guy I got the eggs from had all colors though...i tried looking up silver swedish and didnt get much, can you maybe post a picture?
     
  10. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

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    Since blues dont bred true, the offspring can be a mixture of coloring.
    A silver swedish is just a light blue swedish.
    A true blue swedish is suppose to be very dark blue.
     

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