Male or female Muscovy?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by branandi, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. branandi

    branandi Just Hatched

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    So I don't know how to tell if my Muscovy is a male or female. I had 2 of them but one passed away a couple of days ago. The one in the picture was a lot bigger than the other one and they were the same age. I just want to get it another partner and don't know if I should get a male or female.
     
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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    It's been a while since I've had ducks, but my guess is you've got a Drake.
     
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  3. branandi

    branandi Just Hatched

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    Okie dokie. That's what I was thinking but just wanted to get other opinions.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old?
     
  5. branandi

    branandi Just Hatched

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    5 months
     
  6. rachelsflock

    rachelsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second male.
     
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  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say it likely a male. Going by its overall build and the size of its legs and feet at this age. And if it was much larger than the other this is likely the male.
     
  8. PINOAK RIDGE

    PINOAK RIDGE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, your duck looks like a young male.

    Good luck & enjoy your ducks.

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