Muscovy ducklings, male or female?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mamamuscovy, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. mamamuscovy

    mamamuscovy In the Brooder

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    I have 2 muscovy ducklings which are 8 weeks old and i cannot tell the sex.
    Both ducklings are a similar size so maybe they are both male or both female,
    anyways i hope someone can tell me.

    Thankyou [​IMG]
     
  2. mamamuscovy

    mamamuscovy In the Brooder

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    Here are some photos of them [​IMG]

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  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Hmm,, int he last picture it looks like the lighter one is male, the darker female but then in the pic where they are together the feet look similar size and so do the bodies
     
  4. Duck Mad

    Duck Mad Chirping

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    I think the same ... Just wondering with muscovy duckling does wether their tales stick right up mean anything?
    I still do t know for sure if mine is male or female. i'm convincing my self mine is male because tale sticks up.. but as more grown up im starting to think maybe female lol
     
  5. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Songster

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    I'm thinking they're both males. I've been known to be wrong in the past though. LOL

    Laurie
     
  6. mamamuscovy

    mamamuscovy In the Brooder

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    Oh god i hope their not both males,
    we already have 2 males and only one female at the moment :L

    Yeah, their feet was what mostly made me confused about their genders,
    i think the light one definetly has smaller feet, but has the longer body...
     
  7. Suzie

    Suzie Crowing

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    For what it is worth... my thoughts are that the pale one is male and the other female... I say this because there appear to be the beginning of carruncles on the pale one, normally males show more than females.... anyway... whatever, enjoy them - they are beautiful/handsome!!![​IMG]
     
  8. mamamuscovy

    mamamuscovy In the Brooder

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    Thankyou ^^

    Well, lets hope so [​IMG]
     

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