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Muscovy & Pekin: Will they have fertile eggs?

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I have two ducks, a muscovy and a pekin. The pekin is the drake. Will they mate and have fertile eggs?

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Muscovies are Cairina moschata while Pekins are mallard derived (Anas platyrhynchos)

 

They are two different species, and if you cross them, you'll get a Mule Duck or Mulard.  These offspring will be sterile, and are commonly the ducks used in foie gras production.

My Flock: 5 ducks, 2 drakes - All Saxonies.

See my blog post on how to hatch duck eggs!

Follow my flock on instagram and on my blog herouxpotager.com

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My Flock: 5 ducks, 2 drakes - All Saxonies.

See my blog post on how to hatch duck eggs!

Follow my flock on instagram and on my blog herouxpotager.com

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