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Any ideas on genders of my Muscovy?(pictures)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Going Quackers, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    There 6wks on Tuesady(jun 14) Pictures are not the best, everytime we bring out the camera they dash [​IMG]

    This only two of them..sigh.. wish they'd be more co-operative

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    This is the picture of the one that is getting all the black & white feathering by the beak... it i can tell from the rest [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Jun 12, 2011
  2. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The visibly largest ones are drakes and the smallest are hens.........
     
  3. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] But they are good looking birds.
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:There all pretty much the same size, so little difference that's why were so confused lol
     
  5. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:That's ok, thank you!
     
  6. ben is a terror

    ben is a terror Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told that the males feet are bigger than the ladies and their tales are wider
    here's a photo

    Boy on left hope it helps Mine are 6 weeks also

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  7. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thank you for showing the picture comparison... ugh. it's looking like all drakes.. that is no good, not at all. [​IMG]
     
  8. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    I have absolutely no idea.... I've never raised Muscovys before.
    If they turn out to be all drakes then you can sell them or make dinner out of them.

    Either way they are very pretty! [​IMG]
     
  9. DuckyMom

    DuckyMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as you don't have any feamale temtations you should be alright with a batchelor pen! [​IMG]

    Emily
     
  10. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:I have a pen of extra drakes because I didn't want to sell them. Worst decision ever! They are mateing each other and no matter what I do they look like my females in the breeding pens.
    Feathers missing from them breeding each other.
     

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