Saturday, February 13, 2010

More reference pictures...

Summer molt, and young birds after 2005 breeding season. (Bird in doghouse door is a female from Ideal Hatchery, never used in breeding pen, but purchased to add new blood...never did.)

Snowy duckling (hen) and grey duckling (drake) hatched from 07 breeding season. Crossed Fridge w/L. Allen grey hen, with the intention of getting darker snowy, but only hatched didn't have birds to cross back. Used trout drake this season too, and hatched 2 pure white drakes.

Mama hen late breeding season (notice head color has lightened.)

Mama Hen and her brood she hatched in '05 (one drake, three hen ducklings)
Mama Hen one of original two breeding hens from OH. Hatched 2003.

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