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My chocolate muscovy... Gender?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Going Quackers, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    It's ok.. i'm now pretty darned certain their both drakes.. appreciate the help with the genders though [​IMG]
     
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  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Based on the legs, I'd say drakes. They are pretty.

    I was surprised at the actual difference in leg size. Everyone had said it but seeing it first hand, wow.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    The one on the left looks like drake by looking at legs not sure abvout the other when looking at legs from this angel the left legs look larger. and look at the legs of the white one in the last pic how bulky the legs look.
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I know, it's driving me crazy! i agree and in person the one on the right(no white on chest) appears to be a touch smaller overall and in leg sizing... my hens are really small though... Here is a shot of my drake and one of the hens from today you can really see the overall sizing difference, which isn't making this whole figuring out the chocolates gender's any easier, there bigger than my white hens but smaller than the drake but then their younger... again i want that attached gender card lol
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

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    Quote:I know, it's driving me crazy! i agree and in person the one on the right(no white on chest) appears to be a touch smaller overall and in leg sizing... my hens are really small though... Here is a shot of my drake and one of the hens from today you can really see the overall sizing difference, which isn't making this whole figuring out the chocolates gender's any easier, there bigger than my white hens but smaller than the drake but then their younger... again i want that attached gender card lol

    http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm281/pammytwo/IMG_1806.jpg

    Those whites are beautiful and yep can sure tell they are a pair. My 17week seems to have slowed down his growth spurt some. I think now it will be putting on bulk. So hopefully in another week or so you'll know for sure.
     
  6. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your white pair is gorgeous... I would say the one on the left is drake and if the same age then the other is a hen....
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    D'Angelo N Va. :

    Your white pair is gorgeous... I would say the one on the left is drake and if the same age then the other is a hen....

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    D'Angelo N Va. :

    Your white pair is gorgeous... I would say the one on the left is drake and if the same age then the other is a hen....

    Thank you!

    Yes, the chocolates are the same age. So you feel one is a hen? their still peeping and chirping away... i swear their trying to confuse me lol [​IMG]
     
  9. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Ok, well whatever.. their chocolate brown coloured ducks .. so i'm not getting that [​IMG] ......regardless the colour is irrelevant.. i wanted to know their gender [​IMG]
     

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