ARE FULL GROWN MUSCOVY DRAKES BIGGER OR SMALLER THAN EASTER EGGER HENS?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Fawn and Fam, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Fawn and Fam

    Fawn and Fam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm making my poop boards and wondering if I should make my Muscovy ones the same size as my Easter Egger ones which are 28" deep (16" from wall to roost and 12" from roost to ledge of poop board). Is that the right size or should I make the Muscovy ones less or more deep?
     
  2. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    Muscovy Drakes are the size of a goose in comparison. They are a large duck, with the males measuring about 30" in length, and weighing up to 15 pounds. Females are considerably smaller, and only grow to 7 pounds, roughly half the males' size.
     

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