Ducks March 28, 2020 apaeducation Welcome to your Ducks Name Email SwedishWhich variety(s) of Swedish is recognized? Blue All are accepted varieties Silver Black FawnRunnerThe eye set of a runner should be Set high in the head Set rather low in the head Set moderately high in the head Set so high in the head as to appear above the line of the skull Set even with the midline of the billSilver AppleyardWhat is the difference in head color of a Silver Appleyard male from a female? 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 color 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 markingsRunnerProper Carriage of a runner is Natural, with bill held above horizontal 25-30 degrees above horizontal Nearly horizontal Upright, agile, nearly perpendicular when at attention Sufficiently erect to show angle of backCayugaCayuga ducks lay a very characteristic egg. What is it? 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 hens will lay nearly every day for up to four years. When production progresses the dark green pigment more of less disappears and the eggs have a pearl white color. When production progresses the hen will often lay two eggs in one day towards the end of her laying cycle. When production progresses the black pigment more or less disappears and the eggs are blue.RunnerRunner ducks are in which class? Exhibition Duck Medium Duck Bantam Duck Heavy Duck Light DuckSilver AppleyardWhere did the Silver Appleyard originate? France Holland Germany North America BritianSwedishThe bib of a Swedish should be Pure white, spreading evening from wing bow to keel Pure white, from keel to lower mandible Pure white Pure white, circular in shape Pure white, heart shapedMagpieWhat varieties of magpies are currently recognized? black and white, blue and white black and white, fawn and white, blue and white black and white, blue and white, chocolate and white black and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and whiteMagpieWhat color describes the magpie bill? greenish yellow without any other shade, except black bean tip greenish blue yellow or orange when young, spotted with green at sexual maturity, solid green with age. Black bean in both sexes with age. green to yellowish-green, depending on the time of year (green preferred); bean and nostrils black in sexually mature males clear yellow for entire beak at all agesSilver AppleyardWhat weight class is a Silver Appleyard duck shown in? Light Heavy Bantam Medium WaterfowlCayugaIn what class is a Cayuga duck in? Medium weight duck class Heavy weight duck class Heavy weight duck class and Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Medium weight duck class and the Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Light weight duck classCayugaThe 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? 1839 1974 1965 1874 1859MagpieHow much should a magpie young drake weigh? 5 pounds 4 1/2 pounds 6 pounds 4 pounds 5 1/2 poundsMagpieMagpies have backs that are: long, straight and narrow. Only slightly flattened at shoulders wide, flat, and of medium length; gently sloping, with shoulders higher than saddle quite long, flat on the top line and moderately broad medium length, flat on top and moderately broad rather long, expanded at the middle to form an oval, slightly convex.RunnerThe most distinct feature of a runner is their Carriage Head Size Production SpeedRunnerWhich is a serious defect for a runner? Short, thick, kinked or arched necks Short, concave or “Roman” shaped bill Short, oval or flattened body All of these are serious defectsMagpieMagpies heads should be: somewhat racy fairly long and refined refined moderately trim oval shaped SwedishThe wings of a Swedish are supposed to have how many pure white outer flights? 4 to 6 7 to 8 All should be white 2 to 3 4 to 5CayugaWhich of these will be a disqualification of a Cayuga duck? Olive color in the bill Purple feathers on the wing Conspicuous white in the outer plumage Grey feathering under the wings Orange tinting in the legsSilver AppleyardWhat is the standard weight of a young Silver Appleyard duck? 7 lbs 8.5 lbs 8 lbs 6 lbs 9 lbsCayugaWhen 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 Breast and Body Condition and Vigor Breast and Color Body and ColorSwedishThe color of a drake Swedish’s bill is Yellow Horn Black Greenish blue Bluish slateSilver AppleyardWhat color bill should a Silver Appleyard drake have? Pink shaded with Horn Yellow with Black Tip Pale Flesh Color Orange Yellow Yellow to Greenish BrownSwedishThe body plumage of a Swedish is described as An even shade of clear bluish slate with each feather distinctly laced with black A unifrom bluish slate with no lacing A uniform bluish slate with each feather laced with a darker shade A slaty blue An even shade of clear bluish slate with each feather having a sharply defined lacing of blackTime is Up!