What Breed is This?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LeviHan, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. LeviHan

    LeviHan Out Of The Brooder

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    My only female duck I have currently, I originally thought she was a black and white magpie, but the colors are not in the traditional pattern, so I really don't know.

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  2. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks to me to be a Magpie- it's actually very hard to breed Magpies with perfect patterns.
     
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  3. LeviHan

    LeviHan Out Of The Brooder

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    Really? I did not know that. Thank so much.
     
  4. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree :), Magpies don't always come out with perfect patterns even if pure bred.
     
  5. LeviHan

    LeviHan Out Of The Brooder

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    This is great to know! I did some research on them and nothing said that.
     
  6. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She still looks like a beautiful girl, even if she doesn't have the 'perfect' pattern ! :)
     
  7. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    Yes, that is a Magpie, it's just not a show quality one. Show quality magpies are carefully breed to look like this;
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    A non-"perfect" magpie are like this:
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  8. LeviHan

    LeviHan Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  9. LeviHan

    LeviHan Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh wow. Thank you. Your ducks are beautiful.
     

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