Mule Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck15, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. duck15

    duck15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are All Mule Ducks or hinnie Sterile? can a male fertile some eggs?
     
  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Stormy Autumn

    Stormy Autumn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mules and Hinnies are both sterile. Hinnies will produce unfertilized eggs, though. A mule would be unable to fertilize an egg.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2011
  4. duck15

    duck15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why cant mule male fertilize a mule female egg?they are both the same anyways so why cant they?
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The chromosome numbers are so mismatched that they are unable to produce viable eggs or sperm.
     
  6. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its just like a horse and donkey making a mule. The mule is sterile.
     

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