Please tell me what kind these are

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Indianchicken65, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. Indianchicken65

    Indianchicken65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone please tell me what kind of ducks these are? My wife and just completely new to poultry started with 9 chickens and 2 ducks. We have no idea what kind of duck we have and if they are male or female. Please help. Thanks.
    Paul
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Your ducks are muscovies and are a pair.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

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    They are muscovies :)
     
  4. Indianchicken65

    Indianchicken65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much. How do I tell difference between male and female?
     
  5. ALChickGal

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    There are a few ways to tell... 1) Size- Male muscovies are bigger 2) Quack or voice- Males have raspy hiss and females have louder, clearer peeps... I believe they call them "pips". (no comment) ;)

    Your muscovies are pretty birds.
     
  6. Indianchicken65

    Indianchicken65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the info. Appreciate it. I hope at least one of them is a female. I know the green one is a male for sure. Not sure about the other one.
     
  7. ALChickGal

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    Pretty sure the other is female muscovy...
     
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    muskovies
     

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