Muscovies and ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck&chickencrazy, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
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    can muscovies breed and reproduce with ducks?
     
  2. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    muscovies are ducks....
     
  3. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
    Indiana
    i know but i wasnt sure because muscovies are so different from ducks....they are more like geese than ducks i have heard...
     
  4. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My muscovy females breed with my khaki campbell males.
     
  5. LoreenH

    LoreenH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    duck&chickencrazy :

    can muscovies breed and reproduce with ducks?

    Yes, they can but any offspring will be sterile.​
     
  6. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    A duck is a duck and all ducks...


    Muscovies are ducks thought their DNA is similar to geese more so than ducks. And yes, A Scovie will breed with a regular mallard derived breed, but the offspring of this arrangement will be sterile - meaning the fertility rate will me close to 0%.
     

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