Ducks March 28, 2020 apaeducation Welcome to your Ducks Name Email Silver AppleyardWhat color bill should a Silver Appleyard drake have? Yellow to Greenish Brown Yellow with Black Tip Orange Yellow Pale Flesh Color Pink shaded with HornMagpieMagpies heads should be: refined oval shaped somewhat racy fairly long and refined moderately trimRunnerWhich is a serious defect for a runner? Short, oval or flattened body Short, concave or “Roman” shaped bill All of these are serious defects Short, thick, kinked or arched necksSwedishThe body plumage of a Swedish is described as An even shade of clear bluish slate with each feather distinctly laced with black A slaty blue 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 uniform bluish slate with each feather laced with a darker shade Silver AppleyardWhat weight class is a Silver Appleyard duck shown in? Light Heavy Bantam Medium WaterfowlRunnerRunner ducks are in which class? Medium Duck Light Duck Bantam Duck Heavy Duck Exhibition DuckRunnerThe most distinct feature of a runner is their Size Carriage Production Head SpeedSwedishWhich variety(s) of Swedish is recognized? Fawn Blue Silver All are accepted varieties BlackCayugaIn what class is a Cayuga duck in? Light weight duck class Heavy weight duck class and Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Medium weight duck class Medium weight duck class and the Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Heavy 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? 1965 1874 1839 1859 1974MagpieHow much should a magpie young drake weigh? 5 1/2 pounds 4 pounds 4 1/2 pounds 6 pounds 5 poundsMagpieMagpies have backs that are: rather long, expanded at the middle to form an oval, slightly convex. medium length, flat on top and moderately broad 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 broadMagpieWhat varieties of magpies are currently recognized? black and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white black and white, blue and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white, blue and white black and white, blue and whiteRunnerThe eye set of a runner should be Set moderately high in the head Set even with the midline of the bill 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 headCayugaWhen 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 Body and Color Condition and Vigor Breast and Body Breast and Color Color and SizeSwedishThe bib of a Swedish should be Pure white, from keel to lower mandible Pure white, circular in shape Pure white Pure white, spreading evening from wing bow to keel Pure white, heart shapedSilver AppleyardWhat is the standard weight of a young Silver Appleyard duck? 8.5 lbs 7 lbs 9 lbs 6 lbs 8 lbsSwedishThe wings of a Swedish are supposed to have how many pure white outer flights? All should be white 2 to 3 7 to 8 4 to 6 4 to 5SwedishThe color of a drake Swedish’s bill is Horn Bluish slate Black Yellow Greenish blueCayugaCayuga 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 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. When production progresses the dark green pigment more of less disappears and the eggs have a pearl white color. When production progresses the egg is round and more of less has an oval shape as the hen lays more eggs.RunnerProper Carriage of a runner is Natural, with bill held above horizontal 25-30 degrees above horizontal Upright, agile, nearly perpendicular when at attention Nearly horizontal Sufficiently erect to show angle of backSilver AppleyardWhere did the Silver Appleyard originate? Germany Holland Britian France North AmericaSilver 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 None of these answers. 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 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 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 stripesCayugaWhich of these will be a disqualification of a Cayuga duck? Grey feathering under the wings Purple feathers on the wing Olive color in the bill Conspicuous white in the outer plumage Orange tinting in the legsMagpieWhat color describes the magpie bill? greenish blue clear yellow for entire beak at all ages 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 greenish yellow without any other shade, except black bean tipTime is Up!