please help male or female? ??????

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tashtash, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 moscovy ducks. 2 look less red on face and 1 has more. Can a duck expert here please help. https://www.backyardchickens.com/content/type/61/id/6015170/width/200/height/
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    2 look like this[​IMG]
    1 looks like this
     
  2. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. nemobiss

    nemobiss Out Of The Brooder

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    I heard freckles on the beak are female but im not an expert but i was told that by an expert
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Well those are females but the facial fleshing isn't completely the reason why, the whole bird has a feminine size and shape. I have a white duck who looks similar.

    Here, this is my Lilly.

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  5. nemobiss

    nemobiss Out Of The Brooder

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    She is beautifull
     
  6. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look for a size difference.
    muscovies can be tricky for the first year.
    if you have a drake he will be larger. and have thicker legs.
     
  7. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    You should know definitely by the first few months, they just are so not the same here a shot of my 4mth old drake and a young female that i have she is "supposed" to be the same aging a June hatch, but i think she's a bit older more like 5/6mths or so.. but regardless the differences are extremely obvious.

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