What color is my new Call duckling?

Sweetfolly

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Hi!

I picked up this Call duckling to be friends with my little solo-hatch Runner yesterday. I saw the parents - the drake was Butterscotch, and the ducks were both White. I know it got a dose of the blue dilution from the Butterscotch drake. So, what color is this little one? Blue Magpie? Blue Bibbed? Blue Mallard Pied? Or just a mutt-color?
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Sweetfolly

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10 Years
Apr 17, 2009
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Kildare, Wisconsin
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Aren't they?
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It was torture picking out that Call - there were 5 ducklings to choose from, and they were all varying patterns of this same color. Only two of the ducklings had the black streak down their bills, so I chose the lighter one of those - I thought it looked more distinctive.
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I'm very happy with the duckling I got - I just wish I knew what color this was going to end up being. Waiting for a month or more for feathers to really start coming in is torture!
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On another note, I don't know what color the Runner duckling is either. I know she looks White, but my drake is Buff and my duck is White, and they've been throwing light brown ducklings and these yellow ducklings, both with powdery-blue undertones - so, she's not going to be White....but, I think she picked up so many dilution genes she's going to end up nearly-white, like some sort of Splash or Lavender.
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