Muscovy keepers share your pics!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by keeperofthehearth, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Last edited: Aug 22, 2013
  2. muskuslove

    muskuslove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2013
    Nederland, Den Haag
    Tracy, i`m looking forward seeing some pics of them growing up and coloring...!!
  3. TommyDaDelaware

    TommyDaDelaware Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2012
    Central WI.
    Heeeey Guys!! Sorry, Computer crashed, so I couldn't update on the wonders of the fair!! Weeeeeeelll... I wound up not taking Sam, because his wings were coming in funny. so instead, I rustled up a little tyke I like to call "Kenny" after Big Kenny Alphin from the band Big'n'Rich, because Big Kenny always wears a tophat, and well... Here's my kenny: [​IMG] y'all get it now?
    and Naughty is still Kenny's dad...
    [​IMG] So i took Kenny and Kate, and Naughty to fair. Kenny merely was a muscovy young drake, and seeing as Naughty was very well behaved, I brought him up for showmanship. In the pressure, I forgot the info I wanted to tell the judge, Like "Their name comes from the word Musco Duck, meaning mosquito duck because they eat mosquitoes" and "they are a treedwelling bird" . But the judge was still amazed that i brought a duck of his size (a duck in general actually!!) for showmanship!! I got a white, because I couldn't turn him around to get him out head first. buuuut... thats fine. better luck next year!! ;) here's a quick pic of me, the judge, and Naughty. the funny thing was, for the breed class, the judge looked at me and said: "I cannot believe you are carrying this bird up to the table." He was massive. I put him at like 15 pounds!!
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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Naughty gets around doesn't he? LOL and He looks so well behaved there in the pic. not naughty at all. great pic and Congrats on Ribbon.
  5. Angelak

    Angelak Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2013
    Macon county,tn

  6. zach N houdan

    zach N houdan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2012
    New Jersey
    Haven't posted here in a while but here is an update we hatched out 5 Muscovy babies 3 blacks and 2 blues! And we have show extremely well over the last show season
    We won at our 4H shows 4 champion WF and 3 Reserve WF 1 BIS and 1 RIS and at the York open show we won champion JR WF and champion heavy and standard duck in the open show. Sussex County Poultry Fanciers show which is an open youth show and adult show we won champion and reserve champion heavy Duck and standard duck in the open show out of 70 standard ducks in the youth show we won champion and reserve champion heavy duck standard duck, duck, and waterfowl out of 45 junior WF and Reserve Super Grand Champion of the Junior show with our black Hen out of 300 junior birds!!!!!!!
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Wow that is Awesome!! Congrats on all.. now start with the pics [​IMG]
  8. Dianne88

    Dianne88 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2013
    Panhandle, FL
    Pics of all my new babies I've hatched out the last 24 hrs
  9. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    I love all the different colors!
  10. Dianne88

    Dianne88 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2013
    Panhandle, FL
    One of them I thought was all black but now that he's dry he's dark brown from bill to toes! Has anyone ever had one like him??

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