What color is this?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sarbee42, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. sarbee42

    sarbee42 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I keep aquiring bizzare colored ducks.. These two were advertised as "snowy calls" again at a different auction. I had seen them previous to buying them and knew they weren't. They were just too pretty to pass up. Anyone know the color they would be? Female is all white with some black spots. Male looks like a washed out snowy call.. His head is a dark grey/blue and his feathers are more of a pastel color. Any help would be great![​IMG]

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  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Wow- the male looks almost harlequin. Pretty!
     
  3. sarbee42

    sarbee42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! They are really pretty. Just would love to know what color they are lol
     
  4. suki'smom

    suki'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mini Silver Appleyards? I don't know lol
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    could they be an older pair that are turning white?
     
  6. sarbee42

    sarbee42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Don't think they are... They don't look anything like mini appleyards. My other pair might be some minis but I don't know anyone around my area who has them (unless they're keeping them secretly since I'd love some of those too haha)

    Could be! Said 2012 hatch on the box but who knows when buying from an auction. Always buyer beware!
    Either way they were both very clean and well taken care of from where ever they came from. They'll get their own breeding pen for the spring should the female lay eggs and maybe their ducklings will give me a clue as to what the parents are.
     
  7. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    They could just be muddy color mixes. You can get wacko dilutes and other off colors from mixed bag flock breeding with calls. Many dont have a name at all.
     

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