got a free muscovy - is it a boy or girl?? Thanx :D

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  1. Morri

    Morri what's quackalackin?

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  2. 17roses

    17roses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sexing Muscovies is simple. Males hiss while females make a peeping/warbling sound. I simply pick mine up and they let out a sound. That is the most effective method IMO. It is not always easy to tell by "look". If I were to venture to guess, I would say hen but without hearing it I could not be certain. Clicking on that pic will not work if not a registered member.
     
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  3. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks girl-ish in that pic...
     
  4. Morri

    Morri what's quackalackin?

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    oh ok i didnt realise you couldnt double click on it..... sorry for that. Thanks for guessing - ok i didnt realise that about muscovies as i have never had this breed before and this will be my first time.... was hoping for a girl but doesnt really matter. I will see when i collect her next week... hopefully girl!

    Thanks for guessing - hopefully its an indicator she is a she!! [​IMG]

    thanks again... [​IMG]
     
  5. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    You are getting the Muscovy??? Oh Great.. I am so glad she found a great home. I thought one of you guys would want her.
     
  6. Morri

    Morri what's quackalackin?

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    lol yes - yes i am..... mum wasnt too pleased but i explained to her its not as if im asking for a camel or an emu (which i have already asked her for numorous times [​IMG] )
     
  7. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I think you need a new stray... You have been finding new homes for a few of your birds lately...So well timed that this special duck came along looking for a home.

    I am so glad your Mum let you have the duck [​IMG]
     
  8. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    I think it is a female.
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's a hen and far easier to maintain than a camel or emu. Smart move on your mom's part.
     

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