Welsh Harlequin

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by beakkeeper, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chirping

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    :) that's great!
     
  2. WackyQuacky

    WackyQuacky Chirping

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    Anyone in northwestern PA have Ducks?
     
  3. Jewls819

    Jewls819 Chirping

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    We finally went to the Duck Side! One of my 6 WH ducklings!
     
  4. Sarkchick

    Sarkchick Songster

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    Congrats. She is beautiful. Linda
     
  5. klakak

    klakak Hatching

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    Hello all. Since WH ducks were developed from another breed, that makes them a hybrid breed. If I have a bunch of WH ducks only, will the offspring be WH ducks, and will they have the same egg laying numbers as the parents?

    Thanks
     
  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    All breeds were made from other breeds. They're not considered hybrids once they breed true and are accepted by the APA. Welsh Harlequins breed true and as such as are a real breed. So what you hatch will be the same as the parents.
     
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  7. klakak

    klakak Hatching

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    Thank you very much for the information. I've never thought about the fact that all breeds were made from other breeds before it. I wonder how long a hybrid takes to breed true?
     
  8. GraceHomestead

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    Ok I just bought 4 wh ducks. 1 silver WH drake, 1 silver WH hen and 2 Gold WH hens.
    The gold hens do not have dark bills or legs. Should I keep or get rid of? I am going to breed them and I want to breed true!!
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  9. DuckLoverZach

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    Don't breed them. They should have black bills and feet. Can you post better pictures of them. I breed welsh harlequins and could probably tell you if they're good enough quaility to breed
     
  10. mjamell

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    My hen just hatched these ducklings. Male or female?[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     

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