Then and nows anyone?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by aduckstolemyheart, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just noticed lately how pretty the ducks have gotten. Especially Leppy, the little Black Swede. He has gotten so handsome!!

    It just amazes me the difference between how they look as ducklings and when they get their adult plumage. Thought I would share one of him, and see if anyone else wants to post their then and now pics! [​IMG]

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  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    How gorgeous!!

    Im still working on one of mine- a lovely drake that started out just too pretty to be male. He has going through his first molt at the moment and I have a few photos already- and will take another tonight.
     
  3. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait! I love seeing pics of duckies!
     
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    This is Noggin when he first went to live outside. I thought he was way to pretty to be a male - and was even doubted- but I knew he was a drake. he is the lighter one in this photo.

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    Shortly after he started molting.
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    And now he is almost done with his first molt. I believe he may turn out something like a Saxony in colouring- But I still have to wait and see how he goes with the next molt.

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  5. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful!!
     
  6. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, he is a looker! I can't wait to see how he turns out when he's all done changing. I love watching this process, it's like they change everyday!
     
  7. kylee2katie

    kylee2katie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mallards, Alex and Boom-Boom, born April 16, 2010 (thank goodness they were actually both boys! my 6 year old named them)

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    a few months later - they were getting the green heads

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    and this week, they are flying, mating, and just being beautiful!

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  8. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What gorgeous ducks! Mallards are so pretty in all stages of life!
     

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