Question about my Mascovy ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ICB42, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. ICB42

    ICB42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When we got the ducks we were told they were both males, however this morning I went to get my chicken eggs and one of my ducks was in the corner In a little nest like spot sitting almost like a chicken when when laying. I have never seen either one of my ducks doing that... Could it be a female? Or just spot the he chose to rest?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It could be either scenario. Can you post a picture of the ducks?
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics would tell for sure. Also are they the same size? Males are nearly twice the size of females.
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Size is where it's at with scovies drakes are BIG, females are more slight...


    an oldie but two of my original 'scovies years ago... drake to the right, female to the left...
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  5. ICB42

    ICB42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my ducks! They are about the same size. And I'm not sure how to tell makes from females!
     

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