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hi sorry a bit of topic, but have you ever took nobby to a show before ?

also what color is his breeding?




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Hi Jase,

No, Nobby has never been shown, and I was hoping someone could give me an idea of his colouring? would it be Cinnamon?

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Please be carefull, the term mammoth is open to interpretation, and sometimes midgets are classified as mammoths.

Tribe of Honks advice re: weighing birds, mammoth description, and weight stipulations is accurate, good and succinct. Sorry, not offending others, just haven't time to read all posts.

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Hi rollyard,

thanks for your input, I have no intention of selling him or showing him, either as Mammoth or otherwise, I was just curious ....

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shani wrote:
Hi rollyard,

thanks for your input, I have no intention of selling him or showing him, either as Mammoth or otherwise, I was just curious ....

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hi shani,
the term mammoth is a hard 1 ?
i would say , once a drake is around the 8 kgs or so he would maybe in the mammoth class ? , im not to shore someone like bb/ rollyard/ or honk would know more about the weight of a mammoth ,

i would show your drake, i like him a lot , as for color wow
he could be called, ? maybe , pale bronze, chocolate , or could be getting towards the rarest color a fawn, the girl of the same color thats on here would be a good 1 to try with him , i would love to see what color you would get from them, ?

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Hi Jase...

haha.. I'm not too keen on the idea of showing.. especially after reading some posts about 'washing the drake' before a show... I think that was BB and BB ?? ... I looke at Nobby today and though about weighing him... hmmm... he is a bit too big to argue with, so left him in peace !

I took some photo's of some of the ducklings this morning...they are SUCH little posers !!... and if my phone line holds out, I might try and post a couple...
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without seein him in person, I would class him a big bird, he is just shy of what others call a mammoth.

Now for his colour, I have to agree with Jase, light chocolate, pale bronze, ? Who cares he is nice look bird.

And I put my stamp of approve on him "I would have him in my flock anyday - when can I come and pick him up :lol: :lol: :lol: "

As for showing, I do not think many judges would appricate him as we do, so do not show, leave him with his girls.


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thanks for you opinion BB and stamp of approval ! :D

I wont be doing any showing, so he can happily stay with his girls.

I have just painstakeingly uploaded some photos of a few of the ducklings...and some of my other ducks.... but I don't know how to get them from over there :arrow: :arrow: onto this post :? :?
but there are some photo's on BYP somewhere :oops: :?
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I don't know if this is how to post photo's onto a thread... so just testing.... :oops: :?

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Shani, I've been peeping and watching as I love the colour of your fellow and the others. To post the pics in here, click on the photos in the gallery and look for the "BB Code". It'll look like
[img]http:%20//gallery.%20backyardpoultry.com%20/data/562/medium/3_Drakes_and_some_of_their_girls_Small_.jpg[/img]

(I've inserted spaces so that the text will show rather than the picture hopefully. You'd copy and paste it straight into the body of the post though.)

You've got lovely birds and lovely 'babysitters' for them as well. :D

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hmmm ok... well that didn't work too well ... but the links to the photo's are there.. :!: ...and here's some more !

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would love to hear what you all think of my Muscovys !

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thanks Cabrissi... I really am an illterate schmuck on computers... :shock: being on super slow dial up makes laoding pages so very slow........ and by the time they load, I've forgotten what I was trying to do....... :? :oops:

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hope I got this right !

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Thats it shani :D

I added your pics to the above posts too.

They are lovely coloured birds, i quite like the blue duck.

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Perfect! :-) And don't worry, I'm "technologically challenged" myself! LOL I'd blush to mention how many times I experimented trying to work out how to post to boards, forums and e-mails at first... and lets not even touch setting up my blogs... :oops: :wink: :lol:

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wow thanks Honk... just look how cute they all are !! I just love the jet black feet of the first liitle duckling standing in his dinner bowl.. now he IS a cheeky one !!

The Maremma are great babysitters Cabrissi... all 7 of them !

here's another photo of the dads of the ducklings

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no stopping me now ! :D :D

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