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Muscovy male or femal?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kelsyseverson, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. kelsyseverson

    kelsyseverson Just Hatched

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    We just recently adopted this Muscovy to our family. Trying to figure out if it is male or female. It hisses but when it is just walking around it kind of makes a throaty chirping/chortle. [​IMG]
     
  2. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    How old ?
     
  3. kelsyseverson

    kelsyseverson Just Hatched

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    They said they're pretty sure it's a female and just under a year
     
  4. chickens really

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    @Miss Lydia
     
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    If it's that old it's probably a female. She should start laying soon
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    @kelsyseverson Looks to be a drake from here, can we get more pics at different angles. Very pretty scovy.
     
  7. kelsyseverson

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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I am going by length of the body from head to tail females are shaped like a foot ball where drakes are long through the body, females also have their legs set closer under them than drakes and they aren't as thick as drake legs. Drake are wonderful I love my Scovy drake. You'll just need to get him a 2-3 girls. An only duck is a lonely duck
     
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    That's what I thought too...;)

    Glad Miss Lydia replied..;)
     
  10. kelsyseverson

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