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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.

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

 

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

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

 

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

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