Are my muscovy duck hens really muscovy duck hens?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cukooformarans, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought two muscovy hens. One is blue pied and one is silver. I asked the seller if they were pure muscovy and he said yes. However, I went outside yesterday and the guinea was chasing them (mean guinea for another post- I would re-home him if I could catch him). Anyhow, they quacked!! They don't quack other times, but I thought they never quacked. Does this mean they are mules?

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    (It's the two on the left in this picture.)

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mmmhhhhm:)
     
  3. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mmmmhhhhhmmm they are mules??
     
  4. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are pure! They have the right beak, legs, tail, etc.... My female who hatched her eggs "quacked" at me once. It doesnt really sound like a reagular ducks quack, but its still a quack. So I would say yes they are Muscovy hens. Oh and they are BEAUTIFUL by the way, so is your other one in the second pic. I love Muscovies they are so much fun and have such different personalities. Nothing like regular ducks. [​IMG]
     
  5. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Yes, I really like them. And it was an odd sort of quack, but definitely not a hiss ... [​IMG] Gosh, I hope you are right!! Thank you for the encouragement!
     
  6. TV

    TV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovy hens WILL quack if they are really stressed by something. Yours look pure.
     
  7. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Quote:Yup, They look like Muscovys to me, Also look like hens..
     
  8. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feeling much better, thanks you guys!!!!![​IMG]
     
  9. ZACH '96

    ZACH '96 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think i'd quack too if i was the size of a duck and a savage guinea was chasing me [​IMG]
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    [​IMG] yeah!! got 2 beautiful muscovy girls there.. Congratulations...
     

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