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Muscovy keepers share your pics!

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

  1. zach N houdan

    zach N houdan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me Muscovies should have large caruncles that is I like on my muscovies and I breed for that! I have a young male that has amazing even caruncles I will post photos soon !!
     
  2. greenwitch

    greenwitch Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry double post
     
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  3. greenwitch

    greenwitch Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry, double post, trying to figure out the multi-quote
     
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  4. greenwitch

    greenwitch Out Of The Brooder

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    You might be right. I had just thought that by almost 7 weeks the difference would be more obvious. I looked at them closer today, and they really are the same size, only difference is in feet size, leg thickness and the black one's head and beak are bigger... Overall body size is the same. Any other opinions - Ms. Lydia do they both still look like two ducks to you?
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Nope looks like you have a drake and duck they are both beautiful too. I love my drakes they are very personable.
     
  6. greenwitch

    greenwitch Out Of The Brooder

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    yes they are beautiful and it is fun to watch them growing up!
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Yes it is, I always enjoy sitting out side watching the flock and youngins running around.
     
  8. lesander

    lesander Out Of The Brooder

    Hey, I'm no duck pro, but have muscovies too, mine were kinda all the same size til about 8-9 weeks, there was small differences looking back now I can tell the differences, but not at the time. , the people we got my first 2 from kept 4 ducklings as well, and we went back around them being 8 1/2 weeks to compare sizes to ensure ours were ducks. And there was no question which was male and female, they kept one drake and he was gigantic compared to the ducks. The ducks legs were about half the size and their legs are much closer together, where as the males legs were really far on the outside of his body...if that makes any sense!
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Does to me. [​IMG] by 6 weeks I could tell I had 1 drake 2 ducks.
     
  10. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

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    I am such a newbie that even though mine are about 12 weeks I still don't know!
     

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