Ducks March 28, 2020 apaeducation Welcome to your Ducks Name Email CayugaWhen 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 Breast and Body Body and Color Color and Size Condition and Vigor Breast and ColorSwedishWhich variety(s) of Swedish is recognized? Black All are accepted varieties Silver Fawn BlueRunnerProper Carriage of a runner is Upright, agile, nearly perpendicular when at attention Sufficiently erect to show angle of back 25-30 degrees above horizontal Natural, with bill held above horizontal Nearly horizontalMagpieWhat color describes the magpie bill? greenish blue clear yellow for entire beak at all ages 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. greenish yellow without any other shade, except black bean tipSilver AppleyardWhat is the standard weight of a young Silver Appleyard duck? 8 lbs 8.5 lbs 6 lbs 7 lbs 9 lbsSilver AppleyardWhat color bill should a Silver Appleyard drake have? Pale Flesh Color Orange Yellow Yellow with Black Tip Pink shaded with Horn Yellow to Greenish BrownSwedishThe body plumage of a Swedish is described as 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 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 blackCayugaWhich of these will be a disqualification of a Cayuga duck? Olive color in the bill Orange tinting in the legs Purple feathers on the wing Conspicuous white in the outer plumage Grey feathering under the wingsMagpieMagpies 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 medium length, flat on top and moderately broad quite long, flat on the top line and moderately broad rather long, expanded at the middle to form an oval, slightly convex.MagpieWhat varieties of magpies are currently recognized? black and white, blue and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white black and white, blue and white black and white, chocolate and white black and white, fawn and white, blue and whiteMagpieMagpies heads should be: moderately trim refined somewhat racy fairly long and refined oval shaped SwedishThe 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 shapeSwedishThe color of a drake Swedish’s bill is Horn Bluish slate Yellow Black Greenish blueRunnerThe 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 even with the midline of the bill Set so high in the head as to appear above the line of the skullCayugaThe 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 1965 1974 1874 1859CayugaIn what class is a Cayuga duck in? Medium weight duck class and the Cayuga calls in the bantam duck class Heavy weight duck class Medium weight duck class Light weight duck class Heavy weight duck class and Cayuga calls in the bantam duck classRunnerRunner ducks are in which class? Heavy Duck Bantam Duck Light Duck Exhibition Duck Medium DuckMagpieHow much should a magpie young drake weigh? 4 pounds 5 pounds 6 pounds 5 1/2 pounds 4 1/2 poundsCayugaCayuga ducks lay a very characteristic egg. What is it? 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 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 hen will often lay two eggs in one day towards the end of her laying cycle.Silver AppleyardWhere did the Silver Appleyard originate? Germany France North America Britian HollandSilver AppleyardWhat weight class is a Silver Appleyard duck shown in? Heavy Waterfowl Bantam Light MediumSilver 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 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 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 markingsRunnerWhich is a serious defect for a runner? Short, concave or “Roman” shaped bill Short, oval or flattened body All of these are serious defects Short, thick, kinked or arched necksSwedishThe 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 5 4 to 6RunnerThe most distinct feature of a runner is their Speed Size Carriage Head ProductionTime is Up!