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Muscovy male or female? (pics) Help sex my 4 week old duckling?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jz, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. jz

    jz Out Of The Brooder

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    Judging by his legs, we are guessing that he is a male, but he is our first and only duck so it would be great if we could get some second opinions.
    He is exactly 4 weeks old, and is a Muscovy.


    Also, should I be worried about how fat he is getting, healthwise? haha, he eats day and night and gets lots of minnows.

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    This is a picture of him at 3 weeks, but it shows the rubbery growth where his bill meets his face - beginning of caruncles?
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    Thanks for any advice!
    Julie
     
  2. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    He looks to be a male muscovy duckling

    Also [​IMG] from North Carolina
     
  3. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
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    Boy. And they're always fat little boys, I've noticed.
     
  4. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with elizabethbinary they are pretty fat
     
  5. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
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    YAY its a boy... my male muscovy is a puppy(metaphorically)! [​IMG]! he is just a baby. He LOVES the "blue bucket"(food)
     
  6. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a boy [​IMG]
     
  7. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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  8. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    [​IMG] I think hes a boy and he looks like a chocolate.... somethin
     
  9. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Bet he's a chocolate swirl [​IMG] or something.
    cute fella
     
  10. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Chocolate Swirl [​IMG]
     

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