Breed and gender?(Israel)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ameer894, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI
    I'm not jewish I live in Israel :)
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    I have questions to you:
    1) Is this the final color of my ducks? They are about 2 months old
    2) what the gender of each and how can I know?
    3) What breed is this?

    THANK YOU!!
     
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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Hi, Ameer894,

    From the body length, bill shape and feet, I would say you have three lovely Muscovies.

    The colors are probably pretty close to what they will be at full adulthood.

    I do not raise them myself, so I hope some Muscovy people will check in and help you figure out if you have drakes, ducks or both.
     
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  3. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a lot. :)
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are beautiful Muscovy, and [​IMG] I see 2 months looks like the light colored are much bigger than the blk or is it just the pic?
     
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  5. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, Muscovy ducks!

    From left to right,
    Lavender, Drake
    Black, Hen
    Lavender Pied, Drake

    It's sometimes hard to tell genders in pictures so that's a guess. But you can tell for sure in person based on size. The BIG ones are males, the small ones are females
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Looks like they may need some more ducks. [​IMG]
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Ameer894, you may already know that it is safer for the ducks (females) to have one drake to three or more females.
     
  8. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everybody (Amiga, Miss Lydia, Learycow)

    So sorry for being late to answer
    I'm sorry too because I uploaded just one unclear photo !

    This was 7 September 2013 (Their age is about two months now)
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    These are my ducks now:
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    Now I ask** you again the same questions to be sure :) Thnx
     
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  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  10. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot !
    We will "eat" one male and leave the other two to grow and reproduce ... (So we preserve their safety) ^_*
     

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