muscovy sexing

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

  1. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    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 Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    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 Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    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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