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Confirmation on muscovy sex

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Quackers08, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Quackers08

    Quackers08 Chirping

    May 15, 2012
    Cornwall, England
    Hello. I am selling 4 of my muscovy ducks in a few days and i am pretty sure the ratio is 3:3. Equal males to females. Could you please tell me if I am right, and how much to sell them for in pairs (english pounds) Thanks

  2. learycow

    learycow Crowing

    Apr 1, 2011
    Southern Maine
    Looks like you are right on gender. (bottom picture) the 3 on thr right look like large males and the 3 on the left look like females.
    Males will be almost twice the size of the females, so if they are all roughly the same age then you have the genders correct.

    As far as pricing goes, ask around in your area. What muscovy ducks sell for here (Maine, USA) could very well be completely different then over there in England.
    Here, the males go for $15-25 each and females I've seen as low as $10, and as high as $30. So I giess it depends on your area, the demand for them, and the price people are willing to pay.

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