Sexing muscovy ducks.Please Help?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Alexander, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently don't have any but a friend of mine had a broody hen that hatched 9 of them.

    She told me that she would give me two when she could tell which one is a drake and which a hen.

    When can you tell the difference?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Depends upon the experience of the breeder. I have a friend that knows as soon as they dry down, I either have to vent sex or wait until the size difference gives it away.
     
  3. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The thing is she is not experienced lol.

    She will probably wait till the female lays her eggs [​IMG].

    I was hoping you could tell me so I would go to her and choose the ones I want.
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Some can vent sex, i found by 7 almost 8wks the size alone gave it away and now at almost 10wks my hens quack lol and my drake has become a small turkey(ie; he's HUGE) . [​IMG]
     

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