Hey i need help is this duck a boy or girl i had said its a boy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Animal-lover339, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. Animal-lover339

    Animal-lover339 Chirping

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    received_816545125182438.jpeg Please correct me.if I am wrong is this a boy or a girl and if anyone can tell me what breed it is because I suppose it's a non breed
     
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi there. :frow

    Not sure of breed, where did it come from? Do you know how old?

    The males will get a curly tail feather... like this...
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    I have NEVER seen tail feathers on a duck as long as the one yours is sporting, YET... :confused:

    Another clue that happens in ducks much earlier than the tail curl presents is the raspy voice. Hens will retain a LOUD quack while drakes voice will become more of a soft raspy whisper. :pop
     
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  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    Possible Muscovy? Otherwise, I'd say a wild-type duck, like a whistler or some such.

    This link has sound clips of both sexes, but they may not apply, since I don't think you have a mallard-derived duck there.

    @casportpony @Miss Lydia do young muscovies look like the OP's duck?
     
  4. ChickenDoctor145

    ChickenDoctor145 In the Brooder

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    It looks kind of like a Muscovy to me
     
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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    It looks like a young Muscovy, possibly a cross. I say cross because it looks like a runner duck too. :idunno

    @Animal-lover339, can you post more pictures?
     
  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    I guess I’ve never seen many muscovies at that age. :D very cute!!
     
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  7. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    I was thinking maybe some Muscovy... :love

    Which I haven't seen in person. :pop
     
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  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    I said possible cross because it looks much slimmer than a Muscovy at this age should, but after seeing the OP's other picture in their other thread I'm gonna say purebred Muscovy.

    @Animal-lover339, can you get some all flock crumbles or chick starter crumbles for your cute duck?
     
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  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I say Muscovy it just looks drenched and need some good grub. If she can get some more pic after it’s dry and fluffed that would help.
     
  10. Jpat

    Jpat Crowing

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    thats a chicken
     
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