Stray Duck! What breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by new2chickens2011, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,
    Yesterday we found this duck walking around our (city) neighborhood! Seems to be a pet but still we couldn't catch it. Anyway, he/she just sat on our driveway for a while. Any ideas on breed? I only know chickens, not ducks, but was wondering is it a Muscovy? And boy or girl? If you can tell...the photos aren't too great.
    Thank you!

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  2. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It appears to be either a female or young male Muscovy. Very nice coloration.

    How big is he? The bulk of the body would indicate male to me, so I lean more that way.
     
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  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Muscovy [​IMG]
     
  4. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's definitely a muscovy, the caruncles aren't that big so I would guess female, I could be wrong though.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:its body shape isnt right for a hen though. and its feet are to big. i would guess its a unwanted drake. poor fella [​IMG]
     
  6. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks EXACTLY like my chocolate drake! In EVERY way.
     
  7. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Quote:its body shape isnt right for a hen though. and its feet are to big. i would guess its a unwanted drake. poor fella [​IMG]

    Yup, Looks like a Drake to me as well! Muscovy though!
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:its body shape isnt right for a hen though. and its feet are to big. i would guess its a unwanted drake. poor fella [​IMG]

    Yup, Looks like a Drake to me as well! Muscovy though!

    Wow. I got it right?! [​IMG] COOL! Oh, forgot to add that its a muscovie! Lol.
     
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  9. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Muscovy drake
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Please put out some food and adopt the poor fellow they are the sweetest birds, you'll not be sorry. He is beautiful... [​IMG] p.s. if you have stry dogs he won't last long. [​IMG]
     

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