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What Color is My Call Duck!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by feather leg farms, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Songster

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    We bought her as a snowy but some people say silver appleyard! She is the sweetest thing!

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  2. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Songster

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    Nobody knows!!??
     
  3. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    OK, I'll tell you the same thing I told Bleenie-the color of your duck is "I need to go live with easttxchick because I am so adorable".
    I'm sorry I really don't know what color she is, but she is gorgeous.
    Is there a Silver Appleyard Call?
     
  4. CityChicker

    CityChicker Songster

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    Without a doubt, she is not a Silver Appleyard. She is a Snowy. The easiest way to tell is that SA is based on restricted Mallard (similar to wild-type, but restricted areas of pigment) and hence they have distinct eye-stripes. Snowy is based on dusky (regardless of who tells you otherwise) and hence no eye-stripes and generally the head of the hens is slightly hooded. There are other differences as well, mainly that SA is light phase and Snowy is harlequin phase, but the head color is the easiest thing to differentiate the two right off the bat. HTH. [​IMG]
     
  5. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Songster

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    We thought she was a snowy but he said by the sound of her marking she sounds like a appleyard.
     
  6. tonini3059

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    Looks like my snowy hen.

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  7. obsidianembrace

    obsidianembrace Songster

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    i adore the duck on the left, tonini. it's beatiful with the black bill. your ducks are very pretty [​IMG]
     
  8. tonini3059

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

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    Thanks!
     
  9. mominoz

    mominoz Songster 9 Years

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    I have Mini Silver Appleyards from Holdereads and yours are not Silver Appleyards.
     

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