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In the controlled conditions of Captivity if a color variation occurs we can establish the gene pool  with selective or planned mating programmed to fix the color. This can be an emotive subject with some purists being of the opinion that this in some way damages or risks losing the original color form
Juvenile pair: $380

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BREED DETAILS- SILVER BAIKAL TEAL   
Description: 
Since people keep and breed wildfowl in gardens and ponds, in some species color variations (mutations) appear spontaneous in the offspring. In Baikal teals we all ready know mutations such as silver AND Blonde. As MANY people seem to like these mutations, they breed (and select) them to sell them for much money.
Life Span: 6 - 7 years
Size: Adult birds may reach 21.0 to 24.5 cm (8.3 to 9.7 in.) in length.
Weight: Adult males can weigh up to 0.63 kg (1.4 lbs.). The females are larger and may reach 1.08 kg (2.4 lbs
Diet: These birds may feed on seeds, acorns, small fruit, insects, snails, and small fish.HABITAT: In captivity