Muscovies - Can you sex us?! - Pic Heavy

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ravie, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Ravie

    Ravie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have posted before, and my image wasn't sufficient for most people to help me sex them with confidence. So here's a bunch pictures. These four guys showed up at a friend's home, and I'm hoping they aren't all boys, cause I'd like to keep them!


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  2. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All males
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i cant tell gender on them really but from some things i have read they look like drakes
     
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Males will be markedly larger than the females and typically have more caruncles on the face. Given the amount of caruncles and assuming they are all about the same size, I would guess you have 4 young males. I wish some Muscovies would just show up in my yard... :-D
     
  5. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    So cute, why can't you keep boys? I have a pen of call duck males, do the muscovies fight? I only have a single female muscovie and she is scared of my call ducks.. :)
     
  6. Ravie

    Ravie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 Welsh Harlequin ducklings coming, and don't really want them mixing with Muscovies. Also, I wanted muscovies for breeding. My husband isn't the type to let me keep a non-useful bird around. They cost too much to feed through the winter.

    I am sad!
     
  7. chookhead

    chookhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    al males most definetly
     
  8. krazycricket21

    krazycricket21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry they are all boys. You could look on craigslist for a swap for females.
     

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