Show off you Muscovies!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by casportpony, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. TominWa

    TominWa Songster

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    Miss Lydia, they are wonderful additions to a chicken flock. I was turned onto them by a fellow member here that lives not too far away when I asked for help adding a duck or two. I didn't know one duck from another and she suggested the Muscovy. She then in turn sent me to a lady near me who breeds them. Little did I know that there is an entire network of Muscovy ladies.....everywhere. Now that I have them, I can see why. For anyone reading this thread and interested in these great birds, hit up your local state thread. Ask for a little local help. It won't take long........

    Ooops~! another Muscovy picture, how that that get in here....oh, one more thing, they love to pose for pictures.
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    They are just beautiful

    You might also check out any water ways around you. That is where I got my first Muscovies, seems they make their escape and don't go home. Mine can't fly since I clip their wings so don't have to worry about them going down to the river below us.
     
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  3. Soon2BChixMom

    Soon2BChixMom Herding ducks and Wrangling chickens

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    Unamed babies. :D sorry for a little poo - they were a bit skeered. ;)
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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    They are absolutely adorable. :love Can't wait to see them feathering in. They change so much.

    Congrats on your new babies.
     
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  5. jennifleur

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  6. jennifleur

    jennifleur Songster

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  7. Soon2BChixMom

    Soon2BChixMom Herding ducks and Wrangling chickens

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    Almost 3 weeks now. Blossom, Lil' Bean, Java Joe, and Mocha.

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  8. Soon2BChixMom

    Soon2BChixMom Herding ducks and Wrangling chickens

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    Does anyone trim their muscovies wings? I am wondering if I trimmed enough. I have seen vids and the diagrams. But, this morning my drake jumped off a stump and "flew" about 3 feet. I only trimmed one wing on each bird. I trimmed up to the 2nd set of wings if that makes sense. Will that allow them to still fly - or was he able to get air because he jumped off of a stump?
     
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  9. pam s

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    I think I read they can still fly some, but can’t get off the ground but a few feet. We trimmed ours. I’ve seen them fly just above the water on the pond, but haven’t noticed anything else.
     
  10. LoveScovies

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    I wanna share too! my muscovy flock
     

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