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Beaker the Muscovy...boy or girl?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DonaldFan, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. DonaldFan

    DonaldFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is our newest addition to my rescued ducks. Gave this one the name, Beaker, after the Muppet because that is the sound he/she is always making. Any idea if it is a boy or girl? I'm thinking it's full grown because it has figured out how to fly.
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a hen to me.
     
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  3. DonaldFan

    DonaldFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Donald, one of my male Pekins thinks she's a girl. Either that or was trying to put her in her place. Thought I'd double check.
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, it could be a girl if it's full grown. But, it looks like a juvenile male to me because of the bulky-looking body.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    from pics i have seen my guess is a girl (thats if its an adult) but i really have no clue at all just going off what i have seen in pics
     
  6. ian4379

    ian4379 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a young male to me, i'd guess around 14 weeks old, i have some here the same age.
     
  7. jz

    jz Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you post a picture of him/her from the side showing the thickness of the legs and body length? The small feet makes me think its a hen, but if the body is very long then it could be a drake. Also that looks like the beginning of some large caruncles on its face, a male quality. How old is s/he?
     
  8. DonaldFan

    DonaldFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have no idea how old he/she is since it is a rescue. Will try taking more pictures.
     
  9. DonaldFan

    DonaldFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a side picture. Not the best, but does it help?[​IMG]
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I say girl, one thing legs aren't real thick and tail isn't that long.
     

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