why is my duck color different?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Thejperez, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. Thejperez

    Thejperez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my drake at a farm sale two maybe three years. He was all black when I got him, not a bit of white. Then a few weeks later he got some white feathers on his wings. Then slowly his head started to turn white
    This is from about a week ago
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    This is him now
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    Why such a dramatic color change?
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Almost all black breeds of duck slowly develop white plumage as they age. My guess is that this is just his natural progression of color change.
     

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