Male or Female Muscovies?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by NamahKatana, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. NamahKatana

    NamahKatana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Muscovies that are 4 months old. Are they male or female? White head is Donald and Black head is Daisy

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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I love that baby picture!! [​IMG] looking at the legs of them both I'd say boys. If you could get a pic of their faces headon it might help.
     
  3. NamahKatana

    NamahKatana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you
    These might help hopefully [​IMG] I can go out and get more if needed

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  4. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to agree with Miss Lydia. I think you were lucky like me and got 2 drakes. [​IMG]
     
  5. Miss Lydia

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  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:now not sure here is my drake at 3 months looks like his carnicles are more than yours at 4 months, what do you think?
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    i have no idea. But i know both their parent had very limited carnicles

    Okay then we're back to legs. they look like they have stumpy legs in the pic. do they both have legs about the same thickness? boys have stumpy legs. big feet and hiss instead of trill.
     
  8. NamahKatana

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    Quote:i have no idea. But i know both their parent had very limited carnicles

    Okay then we're back to legs. they look like they have stumpy legs in the pic. do they both have legs about the same thickness? boys have stumpy legs. big feet and hiss instead of trill.

    I think they're about the same. and I dont know the difference between a hiss and trill XD sorry these are my first ducks.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

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    Quote:Okay then we're back to legs. they look like they have stumpy legs in the pic. do they both have legs about the same thickness? boys have stumpy legs. big feet and hiss instead of trill.

    I think they're about the same. and I dont know the difference between a hiss and trill XD sorry these are my first ducks.

    trilling is little noises the females make and you'd no a hiss if you heard one. but I am not sure at what age they start hissing, mine still makes baby noises. I am leaning towards drakes for both. but hopefully that doesn't make you too unhappy. Muscovy drakes make awesome pets too, you just can't get any ducklings out of them [​IMG] are you wanting to breed?
     
  10. NamahKatana

    NamahKatana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think they're about the same. and I dont know the difference between a hiss and trill XD sorry these are my first ducks.

    trilling is little noises the females make and you'd no a hiss if you heard one. but I am not sure at what age they start hissing, mine still makes baby noises. I am leaning towards drakes for both. but hopefully that doesn't make you too unhappy. Muscovy drakes make awesome pets too, you just can't get any ducklings out of them [​IMG] are you wanting to breed?

    They stopped making their baby noises like a week or 2 ago. I guess you could call it a hiss its very hoarse. and I was hoping for some eggs. Donald is the SWEETEST duck i'v ever met, he like to just chill on the couch and watch movies with us lol If they are actually both drakes i'll probably trade "Daisy" for a girl.
     

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