Pekin and a Muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MommaSampson, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. MommaSampson

    MommaSampson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I had a Pekin hen but turns out someone thinks she's a Muscovy. I do have a Pekin drake. Will they mate when she's ready? She's only 19 weeks old. [​IMG]
    They run free now I just put them together when we first got him so he wouldn't run away.
     
  2. fowl farm

    fowl farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know a lot about Muscovies, but she certainly looks part! The problem there is if they do mate, all offspring will be sterile.
     
  3. Muscovynmore

    Muscovynmore Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks like a Pekin/Muscovy cross to me. She's cute. But she'll probably lay small and unfertile eggs. I don't have much experience with crosses, sorry.
     
  4. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her neck is very long and she looks pretty big. She looks like a mix but definetely part muscovy. They will mate. If she is mixed you will get no ducklings as she is sterile and will get smallish eggs.
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2013

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