Ducks March 28, 2020 apaeducation Welcome to your Ducks Name Email RunnerThe most distinct feature of a runner is their Production Speed Carriage Head SizeSwedishThe wings of a Swedish are supposed to have how many pure white outer flights? 2 to 3 4 to 6 4 to 5 7 to 8 All should be whiteCayugaIn what class is a Cayuga duck in? Heavy weight duck class Light weight duck class Medium 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 classCayugaWhich of these will be a disqualification of a Cayuga duck? Purple feathers on the wing Orange tinting in the legs Grey feathering under the wings Conspicuous white in the outer plumage Olive color in the billCayugaThe 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? 1859 1839 1874 1965 1974RunnerProper Carriage of a runner is Upright, agile, nearly perpendicular when at attention Nearly horizontal 25-30 degrees above horizontal Sufficiently erect to show angle of back Natural, with bill held above horizontalSwedishWhich variety(s) of Swedish is recognized? Black Fawn All are accepted varieties Silver BlueMagpieWhat varieties of magpies are currently recognized? black and white, blue and white black and white, fawn and white black and white, chocolate and white black and white, blue and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white, blue and whiteSwedishThe color of a drake Swedish’s bill is Black Yellow Bluish slate Greenish blue HornMagpieHow much should a magpie young drake weigh? 5 pounds 6 pounds 5 1/2 pounds 4 pounds 4 1/2 poundsSilver AppleyardWhere did the Silver Appleyard originate? France Germany North America Britian HollandSwedishThe bib of a Swedish should be Pure white, from keel to lower mandible Pure white, spreading evening from wing bow to keel Pure white, circular in shape Pure white, heart shaped Pure whiteSilver AppleyardWhat color bill should a Silver Appleyard drake have? Yellow with Black Tip Pink shaded with Horn Orange Yellow Yellow to Greenish Brown Pale Flesh ColorRunnerWhich is a serious defect for a runner? All of these are serious defects Short, concave or “Roman” shaped bill Short, thick, kinked or arched necks Short, oval or flattened bodySilver AppleyardWhat is the difference in head color of a Silver Appleyard male from a female? 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 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 stripesSilver AppleyardWhat is the standard weight of a young Silver Appleyard duck? 9 lbs 8 lbs 6 lbs 8.5 lbs 7 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 Condition and Vigor Color and Size Breast and Body Breast and Color Body and ColorSilver AppleyardWhat weight class is a Silver Appleyard duck shown in? Medium Waterfowl Heavy Bantam LightRunnerThe eye set of a runner should be Set even with the midline of the bill Set moderately high in the head Set so high in the head as to appear above the line of the skull Set high in the head Set rather low in the headMagpieWhat color describes the magpie bill? 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 greenish yellow without any other shade, except black bean tip yellow or orange when young, spotted with green at sexual maturity, solid green with age. Black bean in both sexes with age.MagpieMagpies 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 rather long, expanded at the middle to form an oval, slightly convex. medium length, flat on top and moderately broadRunnerRunner ducks are in which class? Bantam Duck Light Duck Heavy Duck Medium Duck Exhibition DuckMagpieMagpies heads should be: refined oval shaped fairly long and refined moderately trim somewhat racySwedishThe 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 distinctly laced with black A unifrom bluish slate with no lacing An even shade of clear bluish slate with each feather having a sharply defined lacing of black A slaty blueCayugaCayuga ducks lay a very characteristic egg. What is it? When production progresses the hens will lay nearly every day for up to four years. 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 hen will often lay two eggs in one day towards the end of her laying cycle.Time is Up!