Muscovy Drake or Hen?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by animalover14, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. animalover14

    animalover14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 2 Muscovy ducklings a few months ago and I can't tell if they are 2 hens, a drake and a hen or 2 drakes. Can someone help? Thanks so much!

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    This was them when I got them.

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    This was a few days ago.

    Any help is greatly appreciated thanks!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I know so little about Muscovies, but they look female to me. No good logical reason.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    How about a full front view so we can see how the legs sit under the body. @animalover14
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2016
  4. purslanegarden

    purslanegarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a male and female. The male's legs are set much wider apart than the female's legs. However, since I just have the two, I can't say if that's a general description that can help or not.
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    It is a good way of telling.
     

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