Odd question about muscovy mixes

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Halion, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Halion

    Halion Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 25, 2011
    So, I was talking with featherfinder last night and I brought up a weird question that neither of us knew the answer to.

    Since my duck Peking is a Muscovy mix, and is definitely a male, does he have a penis like a Muscovy? [​IMG] It's a question worth asking LOL.
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    Yes, I just butchered a muscovy mule a few days ago. My first. He had a penis. I guess all the anatomy is intact, just the individual chromosome counts inside each spermatozoa are off, so they are sterile. I cut him up and put him in a crock pot with some Sweet Soy Sauce, Sweet Hot Chili Sauce and some apricot jam. It was too sweet. Next time I will add some regular soy sauce. He was delicious!
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Anatomically, mules are "normal". However, they are sterile as you probably already know.

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