Originally Posted by chickengr
my muscovies are young. only antonio (daddy drake) has a lot of caruncle. I hope my 3 girls will get some more by aging. they are about 14 months old.
It's genetic and can be bred for or against. There are mnay people trying to breed for less skin, there are lines where the girls have just a little round patch around the eye. It's either due to not liking the bare skin, or being in very cold winter areas.
Also they can be bred for smoother or bumpier skin areas.
The ones with skin down the necks looking like turkeys are very rare, only seen them twice in person, it is not age related in these. Here's a couple examples:
Edited by Kev - 11/21/15 at 11:55am