Am I a 'he' or a 'she' and am I still a muscovy!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TinaK, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. TinaK

    TinaK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some pics of my beautiful duck Trigger who has grown up sooooo fast. I got Trigger on the 13th of November last year at about 6 weeks of age! I assume he/she is about 3 months old now. At the time I posted up photos and everyone agreed that it was a muscovy.

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    Any guesses as to whether Trigger is a duck or a drake? I know nothing but have assumed drake because it has grown so big so fast!... but I have nothing to compare it to (and no idea about ducks!)

    and do we still agree that it is a muscovy?.......

    (excuse the poor dusty pen and dirty pool..... Trigger moves on to the new coop deluxe today after the roof is completed! [​IMG] )
     
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That is a muscovy 100%. But cant really tell on gender. Does it fly? If it does then its probably a hen. how much does s/he weigh? Looks like a drake but not 100% sure.....
     
  3. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think SHE is a Muscovy.
     
  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. TinaK

    TinaK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad we agree on muscovy!!! Hrmmm..... but this 'he/she' thing is debateable!!!

    If it helps I have never seen trigger fly and I have never heard trigger quack... but today when I was taking photos he/she kind of honked at me? a soft sort of honk noise rather than a quack as such!
     
  7. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a female that I saw at a lake, recently, except yours doesn't have an eye ring, probably because she's young. How big is your duck?
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

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    Quote:How well does she/he fly?
     
  9. TinaK

    TinaK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never seen him / her fly. Just flap wings.
     
  10. Wnunezcruz

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    Looks like a she to me. The tail should curl if it's a male and the males have a very low voice and thefemales are louder.
     

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