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We look like snowy calls but we are not snowy calls....what are we???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fudgie, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    What kind of duck are we? Our owners acquired us today and they want to know what we are. We are half again the size of calls.

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  2. petitesphinx

    petitesphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute, whatever they may be!

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  3. tonini3059

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    Nov 6, 2008
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    looks kind of like a silver call a bit. It may even be a mix are you sure they are pure?
     
  4. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
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  5. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    Doesn't look anything like my Silver Calls at all..But is a beautiful pair... [​IMG]

    ETA: Just looked at the link and to me mine look more like the fawn as light gray as they are. The guy said they were silvers though, unless maybe their full color comes in later, they are light grey and white right now...Hmmm!
     
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  6. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Snowy Mallards!!! The reason they dont look anything like calls is because they arent. If you look at the head it is more racy and the bill is longer and all. You are lucky, there are many people that said snowy calls were 'extinct' almost. They are in the SOP and all. Congrats on the great find.
     
  7. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    I just got these Snowy Calls on New Year's Eve. This is my first time for them. They look pretty much the same as the web photos I've seen for Snowys
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  8. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    they also kinda look like mini silver appleyards... maybe they are a mix? are they loud like calls or quiet?
     
  9. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    I was wondering about them maybe being appleyards but have not been able to find a decent picture of any. They are not that loud but they are a little scared still. I will update tomorrow because they are spending the night in the house until we get the spare brooder house cleaned out to keep them separate from the other kids!

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  10. giffy

    giffy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ducks (hen) head doesn't show all the color but I would lean more toward the Silver Bantam............they are too big for a Snowy Call, and the bill doesn't have the "all Mallard" shape.

    At one time they were referred to as Mini-Silver Apps but now there is an exact mini version of the Appleyards.

    Here is a page I have on them:
    www.giffsfarm.com/silverbantam.html

    giffy
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