how to sex a muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cencor, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. Cencor

    Cencor Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone we bought what we where tild where two female muscovies 11weeks ago when they where 9weeks old. We bought a drake but he whos older he showed no interest. When my malaard male goes near them they puff up the dont quak or hiss its kinda inbetween and one of them her feathers on her head stand up when shes upset. Therw pretty big but very nervous even though we spend time with them every day they do sit with the male and he has never attacked them any ideAs which they are!! Apologies my phone wont let me load photos
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    At 11 weeks old the drakes not interested because they are breeding age yet. What age is your drake? and Muscovy ducks body shape is kinda like an american foot ball and their legs under them are set closer together almost looks like they will step on their own feet,Drakes are long from head to tail thick legs set wide apart under their bodies.
     
  3. Cencor

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    Our drake bill hes two im gona have a proper look tomorrow the girls are know 20 weeks
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    let me know what you think after really taking a look at them. if these are ducks they are at breeding age now,usually around 5 months.
     
  5. Going Quackers

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    Ducklet in front, drakelet in behind... same age, same clutch.
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    under 1yo's duck to the left, drake to the right
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  6. Cencor

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  9. Cencor

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    Obviously the last one is our drake mansged to upload what does everyone think
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Looks like a girl can you get a pic straight on showing where her legs are under her and also sideways. love the color of them too.
     

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