muscovy sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by conny63malies, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    I just put my baby muscovies on the scale this morning, to checktheir progress. They are all 3lbs 13oz to 3lbs14oz. they are born 4/27. now purely by weight what would you think they are. I cant tell by size since i have nothing to compare them to. girls or boys? They dont show any caruncles yet.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They don't get that red face mask thing until they are older. I could only tell mine when they feathered out and it was clean who was who. Even at 4 months the male had no sign of the face thing.
     
  3. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they have unproportionally big feet and beaks they are boys, if their feet a petit and their beaks match their head size you got girls.
     

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