can a runner or swedish cross with a muscovy?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by spish, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

    Apr 7, 2010
    i let all my ducks free range together...its mainly muscovies (26) but i have out there also a runner drake and a crested black swedish drake. these two hang round together 24/7 but im wondering will i need to pen these too up come spring to stop them fertilising the scovies eggs? or is that cross not possible and i can let them roam with the scovy ladies without fear of crosses?
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Yes, they can cross breed. Resulting offspring should be sterile. The crosses are raised commercially, so it can't be difficult or rare to get a cross.
  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I currently have a crested swedish/muscovy mix in a group that a friend gave to me. He/she has a mohawk & a small crest, white adorable but I still wont be keeping her.

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