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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by M121, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. M121

    M121 Hatching

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    74C2C966-2A52-4AF1-8928-13281BF20B7E.jpeg 3527871C-B2D2-4D99-87EB-34F677526274.jpeg Hi all,

    I’m new but have really enjoyed and benefitted from many posts since we took in our four ducks last month.

    My turn to ask a question now: we thought we were getting a female Welsh Harlequin but I’m wondering if she might be something completely different. Or maybe she is a he - time will tell.

    Does anyone think she/he looks more like a silver appleyard?

    Thank you!
     
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  2. crazy4ChickensNducks

    crazy4ChickensNducks Songster

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    It is a welsh, a appleyard would have a yellow bill and be bigger
     
  3. Duckworth

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    She looks just like my Welsh harlequins, all female, but before their blue or bronze wing feathers grew in. All of mine eventually had their bills darken like that and most of their feet darkened, too, though one or two still have more orange feet. Mine are just hatchery grade, not show quality and they are good layers.
     
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  4. M121

    M121 Hatching

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    Thanks! She is still young - under ten weeks old so she’s a fair bit smaller than her friends.
     
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  5. M121

    M121 Hatching

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    That’s great, thanks Duckworth :)
     
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