ducks - breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by arllcountrygirl, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    We picked these two up at an auction. Any ideas on the breed?
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    Thanks Amanda
     
  2. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Idk, but they are sure pretty!
     
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    muscovy ducks
     
  4. Dodgegal79

    Dodgegal79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovy crosses
     
  5. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Thanks - I kinda of thought they might be mascovy mix.
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    they migt be purebred. They look like juvenile scovies, and judging by the size of their feet at least the front one is a female.
     
  7. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    How do you tell? I know that they don't have the curl.
     
  8. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    The girls have smaller feet than the boys and are way smaller.If they weigh 6 pounds or less they should be girls if they weigh more they are more than likely boys. Muscovy drakes also are "noiseless" they only make a quiet hissing like sound while females chatter a whee bit louder.
    Here is a picture of my teenaged drakes
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    and here is headshot of them
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    See how big their feet are?
     
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