Mule Eggs - Day 14

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, May 23, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I set 36 MuscovyX eggs 14 days ago. I just candled all the incubator eggs and it looks like i have a total of 32 Mules still growing good!

    I read a lot online about them after i found out what they were & i am Really suprised to see so many still going strong, I thought for sure I would have a bad hatch with these ones.

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  2. kitkatbahr

    kitkatbahr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that's great! What are they crossed with? Can't wait to see pictures.

    When you have muscovy crossed with any other duck, do they still have the red caruncles of the muscovy? I am curious to know, as I don't know much about the muscovy mixed breeds.

    Thanks.
    Kathy
     
  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I had a mule hen last year but she didn't have the caruncles, she was Pekin/Muscovy.

    The cartons said the drake on these was Pekin/Khaki & the hens were Muscovy. There should be a variety of colors so im excited to see them when they hatch [​IMG]
     
  4. kitkatbahr

    kitkatbahr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sounds great! I definitely want to see pictures please, when they hatch and as they grow up!
     
  5. spamee34

    spamee34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey if they are half muscovy do they hiss like the muscovy or do they get the quack from the other breed ? Inquireing minds want to know [​IMG]
     
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I have only had 1 mule so i don't know for sure. i only know what mine was like. She quacked sometimes but was much quieter than my other non-muscovy ducks. I am sure she would hiss if she were broody but i never saw her doing the muscovy hiss.
     

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