How big do Muscovies get?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I have muscovies & i know this is going to sound dumb BUT...

    How big do muscovies usually get when they're full grown?
    (Big as in length from head to tail)

    I heard somewhere that they can reach up to 6ft in this just a myth??

    In all the years we've had them i have never had one that big!
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2009
  2. DuckMamaorBust

    DuckMamaorBust Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 15, 2009
    Westford, MA
    Maybe the 6ft is referring to wing span?
  3. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    I would say they are referring to wingspan. I bet my big drake Virgil has a wing span close to 6 feet.
  4. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Bill to tail tip....I'd say 2+ feet?
  5. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Mine is no bigger than my other ducks. [​IMG]
  6. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

    Jul 9, 2008
    Ive seen drakes 2 1/2 to three feet long. My 5 m/o female is still putting on weight and growing. My 1 1/2 month old drakes are as big as if not slightly larger than she is.
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007

    My then 4-5 year old with an almost fully grown boy! they're a little bigger now (both duck and child! [​IMG] )
  8. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    This person said that her drake is 4 feet LONG... I've just never heard OR seen one that big!!

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