Why is duckling all blackish brown?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jordan97, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Jordan97

    Jordan97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Why is my full bred mallard duckling all a blackish brown color, and not the standard yellow and brown?
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe it's not a mallard or pure mallard[​IMG] post a pic if you can.
     
  3. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Jordan97

    Jordan97 Out Of The Brooder

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    The adult pair both have the little back toe clipped and are the exact same color and size of a mallard.
     

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