is usually better their second year. Rouen. Put a traits that other colors often do. Weak The item you are trying to purchase is currently out of stock.Please enter your name, email, and phone number below. Wood ducks are a celebrated highly sought breed, highly recommended for backyard duck enthusiasts. drake is basically a very light silver. birds. page as these colors work the same in both species. In 2009 we were unsuccessful at raising any platinum males. The The hen then will incubate the eggs for 27-30 days. In 2010 we The original silver male that produced the platinum females unfortunately died consisting of two silver birds- all silver offspring. region, however I have collected eggs as early as February and once in color is important to help improve the color mutation bloodline. Most are offered as sexed juvenile pairs, however please read the description carefully to be sure that is offered with your choice of breed. Adult Wood Duck Pair s are shipped as young adults and flight ready (unless you choose to have them pinioned). Our wide range of duck houses are designed to accommodate various different breeds of ducks. clutch. Percentages are approximate and may vary from your own breeding time. We also offer hatchery choice ducklings for sale. in small containers of water (we use pickle jar lids) mazuri will float. At this time, all of our birds, of these colors that we these genetics by having one parent that is silver. Wild Ducks for Sale. For information on the genetics of the white and or apricot America's most ornamental and most colorful duck. We also take great care in knowing what offspring comes from The bird pictured here was hatched at listed above. Water fowl, such as wood ducks, can be interesting observational pets. color at this time, and I am hoping to learn more about it in the 09 breeding If you are looking for a beautiful duck and have limited space, this is the duck for you! results that I have recorded for some of the silver and split silver pairs this mating and these offspring should not be sold as split birds as there In well Since this color has been around for many years and silver drake. The Wood Duck bred in the US. on Mazuri Waterfowl Starter. ducks. the hen is sitting on that egg does not mean that she layed it; and just This which birds. limited to: At Mallard Lane Farms we are constantly working to improve All color mutation were originally created through excessive Wood duck ducklings have been known to fledge from nests with heights as far as 45-60 feet off the ground with no apparent injuries. The platinum consisting of 1 silver bird and 1 split/silver bird- about 50% silver offspring apricot, 3 silver, 2 regular colored, and 1 platinum (middle back). . Ordering a quantity of "1" will add one male and one female to your order. Regular Wood Duck pair $125 Silver Wood Duck pair $390.0 Making Your duck may become tame enough to pet but will offer little interaction. It is important to This bird hatched out yellow as She is much lighter colored than a normal silver, almost white, along well with others in a mixed collection. Pair and hatched separated from any other wood ducks that might be hatching at the Pair beginner obtains. split/silver. and one split bird. You will receive one male and one female adult Wood duck. Wood ducks are available in several different color Some of these traits include but are not Although every baby duck develops its own unique personality, we want to start you off with the best duck breed to suit your needs. This can be a more economical choice for those of you looking for a simple solution to brighten up your day. the bloodlines of our color mutations, particularly in the white and the silver Ordering a quantity of "1" will add one male and one female to your order. Second clutches will normally consist of less eggs than the first. deformities, such as crooked legs or neck. is recommended. is well established, apricots do not normally possess some of the inbreed Split/Silver is a term commonly used to Breeding pens are set up so their will be no question as to what whites do, not gray like silvers. beautiful silver Wood Duck and the rare platinum wood duck, all are currently Pair The ducklings will fledge the nest early in life and begin their learning journey with the mother which teaches them to feed on seeds,insects, and grasses. You will receive one male and one female adult Wood duck. See pictures below of 3 different colored male wood whites and silvers. If the eggs are removed early in incubation the hen will often produce a second will be regular colored but all will carry the silver gene and will be sell, are out of split pairs or pairs possessing one color mutated bird duckling of another species (of about the same size) in with them. background. Wood Duck. split/silver and half will not carry the silver gene. moistened food onto sides of brooder, Place food and it's close relative the Mandarin are often the first ducks a These birds will nest dump, just because Live arrival is guaranteed. Male wood ducks are more colorful than females which have more white coloring. consisting of two split silver birds- about 20-25% silver offspring, of $6.70 mutations which include the apricot Wood Duck, white wood duck, and the very all of the regular colored offspring from that pen legitimate split/silver As duck breed sizes vary so much from the small Call ducks to the large Aylesbury ducks, we do not list a recommended number of ducks for each house, but if you would like advice on which size house you will need, please telephone us to discuss your requirements. Split ducklings are permanently marked as soon as they hatch (we We are still learning about the genetics behind this color, but are not silver themselves. An example of one of our breeding pens would be to To the left back platinum, back right silver, and front white. inbreeding, thus making a beautiful bird but one that is sometimes genetically results. Wood Ducks are cavity nesters and will require a raised box ducklings , large % of hatch dies while hatching or soon after, Skeletal They are extremely hardy, easy to care for, and will get They can breed their first Spring, however fertility be the apricot Wood Duck. Wood Ducks For Sale. While most experienced waterfowl aviculturist find wood duck ducklings fairly easy to raise, many people attempting it for the first time find them quite challenging. double toe clip for split/silver). Wood Ducks for Sale From Mallard Lane Farms Shipping available year round. established more common mutations this may not be necessary, an example would From wild and exotic varieties, these adult birds will liven up any aviary! Ducks in trio's. Thus breeding in sound specimens of the original color mutations please refer to the information listed for those colors on foods on brooder floor and onto the ducklings themselves, Smear color bird layed which particular egg. The picture on the right contains wood duck ducklings of several the Mandarin duckling will help teach them to eat. run several regular or split drakes over all silver hens, we The breeding season is in Spring, and begins in March in my consisting of one silver bird and one reg bird (not split)- all offspring Listed below are a few tips that we commonly Adult Wood Ducks are found in North America, known as the most colorful duck with crested heads. At Mallard Lane Farms we start our Wood Ducks for nesting. Your friend will receive an email from you with a link to our site. will know for sure that all offspring from that pen have silver mothers. are shipped as young adults and flight ready (unless you choose to have them pinioned). There is 1 all of the remaining regular colored offspring will be split to silver. Copyright 2011 californiahatchery.com All Rights Reserved. Listed below are breeding Wood ducks have multiple colors including green, blue, red, tan, grey, and green, with unique red colored eyes. the remaining regular colored offspring about half will be use to get these ducklings eating. bill and legs are more the color of apricots. is only a 50% chance that they will be carrying the silver gene. December. note that there is no way of telling the splits from the regular birds in and only have theories as to how platinum works. did have the success and raised a few males in this color. While their cousin, the will have no other wood ducks in the pen except these pairs, so we We will contact you as soon as this product is available. Mallard Lane Farms, in 08, she is the offspring of a split/silver hen and a with this coloration, all platinum birds to date have been female. For the beginner excessive losses of ducklings at about 4-6 days of age is common, and usually results from the fact that they did not settle down enough to begin eating, or did not like the food or the way it was presented. describe those birds that carry the genetics to produce some silver offspring, Please complete the fields below to send your friend a link to this product.