Mallard from aylesbury and khaki Campbell

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stanna
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Mallard from aylesbury and khaki Campbell

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Hi, we own 3 female Aylesbury ducks and was given a male khaki campbell duck, I incubated the eggs and was very surprised by the outcome, the 3 females looked more or less like female khaki Campbell but Aylesbury sized but the 2 males are mallards Aylesbury sized ?, Where did the mallard come from no wild ducks could get to the females, is this a throw back from one of the parents ancestors ?.
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Honk
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Re: Mallard from aylesbury and khaki Campbell

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Hello. Had exactly the same. Have runner/Shetland crosses and one hatched out as a male "mallard". When they got old enough, the "mallard" flew away. The crosses can barely get off the ground.
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Gosh I’m not sure about genetics but it would make sense as all domestic ducks (not Muscovy) are descended from mallards!
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Wow, I did not know that.
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Very good :)
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brilliant :)
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