Is this a Muscovy duckling?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Dipsy Doodle Doo, May 12, 2008.

  1. Hi!
    This one hatched yesterday --- under a broody hen on Day 32. The egg was marked 'M' for Muscovy, but isn't that early?

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    Darby has to "welcome" all the new babies.

    I need to get more pics. Last week I hatched what I think are Cayuga, blue Swedish, and possibly Magpie ducklings from the same group of eggs from Pidgey (she must still be having computer problems).
    There is also one goose egg on Day 32 that is maybe going to make it. There is for sure something in there thumping [​IMG]

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    Lisa
     
  2. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Muscovies hatch on day 35 so that is waaaaaaaaaaay too early to be a muscovy. Is it yours or did you buy it? If you bought it maybe it meant mallard.
     
  3. Hi! Maybe M for Mallard [​IMG] They were eggs I traded with Pidgey. I'll have to look for the old post where she originally offered the eggs.

    edit: No, I think it was M for Muscovy.
    This was what they were:
    The mucovys are kept sepaterate from my other ducks. I have these colors, Black,Blue,White, and Chocolate.
    The other Duck breeds I have are all running together in a fenced area with a pond. The breeds are all pure. I have White Mallard,Swidish,Magpies,Crested mallards,Created Pekin,cayuga,and Idiain runners.
    The geese are running with the ducks. The breeds I have are African, White Chinese, Canadain, and Emben.


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    Lisa
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2008
  4. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    It looks like my Muscovy ducklings, I have a pic posted on another thread!
    WHAT type of duck is this.Under other birds,poultry, fowls. I didn't know how to link you there!
    Brenda
     
  5. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Sorry I read the post to quickly, I thought it said 23. Yes thats a muscovy.
     
  6. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Muscovy. Definitely not a mallard! Mallards have the stripes on their eyes. Very cute duckling though!! [​IMG]
     

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