muscovy story and question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by redroosta, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. redroosta

    redroosta Flown the Coop

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    had 2 muscovys and 1 was killed by a dog and now I have this male and this other female mallard and they have mated and she has hatched a few of these babies, the offspring did not survive however, is it possible for these hybrids to hatch and grow to adultery, and will they be fertile?
     
  2. goosedragon

    goosedragon Songster

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    Quote:Well you hatched some so you know that woks
    As for "grow to adultery", LOL, many do but they won't be fertile.
     
  3. onedozenphyllises

    onedozenphyllises Chirping

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    Yes, it's my understanding that the offspring of Muscovies crossed with Mallard breeds are "mules" and are sterile.
     

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