Ducks March 28, 2020 apaeducation Welcome to your Ducks Name Email CayugaWhich of these will be a disqualification of a Cayuga duck? Conspicuous white in the outer plumage Purple feathers on the wing Orange tinting in the legs Grey feathering under the wings Olive color in the billMagpieHow much should a magpie young drake weigh? 6 pounds 5 1/2 pounds 4 1/2 pounds 5 pounds 4 poundsSwedishThe body plumage of a Swedish is described as A uniform bluish slate with each feather laced with a darker shade An even shade of clear bluish slate with each feather having a sharply defined lacing of black A slaty blue A unifrom bluish slate with no lacing An even shade of clear bluish slate with each feather distinctly laced with blackSilver AppleyardWhat color bill should a Silver Appleyard drake have? Orange Yellow Pink shaded with Horn Pale Flesh Color Yellow with Black Tip Yellow to Greenish BrownMagpieMagpies have backs that are: long, straight and narrow. Only slightly flattened at shoulders rather long, expanded at the middle to form an oval, slightly convex. medium length, flat on top and moderately broad quite long, flat on the top line and moderately broad wide, flat, and of medium length; gently sloping, with shoulders higher than saddleSwedishThe bib of a Swedish should be Pure white, from keel to lower mandible Pure white, spreading evening from wing bow to keel Pure white Pure white, heart shaped Pure white, circular in shapeRunnerThe eye set of a runner should be Set so high in the head as to appear above the line of the skull Set rather low in the head Set high in the head Set moderately high in the head Set even with the midline of the billRunnerRunner ducks are in which class? Exhibition Duck Medium Duck Heavy Duck Bantam Duck Light DuckSwedishThe color of a drake Swedish’s bill is Greenish blue Bluish slate Horn Yellow BlackSilver AppleyardWhat is the standard weight of a young Silver Appleyard duck? 7 lbs 6 lbs 8.5 lbs 8 lbs 9 lbsSwedishWhich variety(s) of Swedish is recognized? Fawn Black Silver Blue All are accepted varietiesSilver AppleyardWhat weight class is a Silver Appleyard duck shown in? Light Heavy Medium Waterfowl BantamSwedishThe wings of a Swedish are supposed to have how many pure white outer flights? 4 to 6 7 to 8 4 to 5 All should be white 2 to 3CayugaThe Cayuga duck is believed to have originated from domesticated wild ducks from Lake Cayuga in New York. What year was the Cayuga duck admitted to the APA Standard? 1974 1965 1874 1839 1859CayugaCayuga ducks lay a very characteristic egg. What is it? When production progresses the hen will often lay two eggs in one day towards the end of her laying cycle. When production progresses the egg is round and more of less has an oval shape as the hen lays more eggs. When production progresses the dark green pigment more of less disappears and the eggs have a pearl white color. When production progresses the black pigment more or less disappears and the eggs are blue. When production progresses the hens will lay nearly every day for up to four years.RunnerThe most distinct feature of a runner is their Carriage Speed Production Size HeadRunnerWhich is a serious defect for a runner? Short, concave or “Roman” shaped bill Short, thick, kinked or arched necks All of these are serious defects Short, oval or flattened bodyMagpieWhat varieties of magpies are currently recognized? black and white, blue and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white, blue and white black and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white black and white, blue and whiteCayugaIn what class is a Cayuga duck in? Light weight duck class Heavy weight duck class Medium weight duck class and the Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Heavy weight duck class and Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Medium weight duck classCayugaWhen judging the Cayuga ducks on a 100-point scale, what are the two parts of the duck garner the most points with 12 points each Color and Size Condition and Vigor Breast and Body Body and Color Breast and ColorMagpieMagpies heads should be: moderately trim fairly long and refined refined oval shaped somewhat racyMagpieWhat color describes the magpie bill? greenish yellow without any other shade, except black bean tip clear yellow for entire beak at all ages greenish blue green to yellowish-green, depending on the time of year (green preferred); bean and nostrils black in sexually mature males yellow or orange when young, spotted with green at sexual maturity, solid green with age. Black bean in both sexes with age.Silver AppleyardWhere did the Silver Appleyard originate? Holland Germany France Britian North AmericaRunnerProper Carriage of a runner is Natural, with bill held above horizontal Upright, agile, nearly perpendicular when at attention 25-30 degrees above horizontal Sufficiently erect to show angle of back Nearly horizontalSilver AppleyardWhat is the difference in head color of a Silver Appleyard male from a female? Drakes have dull bronze-green heads with a narrow line of white extending to and partially encircling the eyes; Ducks have a medium fawn head with a line of white that divides the cap and cheek markings, and a narrow line of white that divides the base of the bill from head markings Drakes have soft powder blue-gray heads; Ducks are a fawn buff color, a creamy white facial stripe arches over the top of each eye, a shorter second stripe extends from the bill back toward the bottom of the eye Drakes have iridescent green with silver-gray throat flecked with small amounts of fawn and have silver-gray facial stripes; Ducks have a white a white head and a crown of fawn stippled with brown and the face traversed by two fawn stippled with brown facial stripes None of these answers. Drakes have a dark blue, sometimes approaching black black head with a green sheen; Ducks heads are about the same as their general blue body colorTime is Up!