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swedish vs muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by happyappy, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. happyappy

    happyappy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have recently started raising blue Swedish ducks and was given a pair of female muscovy. Is there a difference in their meat? Will they crossbreed? I like the Swedish personality better but the muscovy have an excellent meat reputation.
     
  2. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will crossbreed and make mule ducks.
     
  3. happyappy

    happyappy Out Of The Brooder

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    What does the meat taste like?
     
  4. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Havent ever tried it, but if the mother is a muscovy most of the babies will look more like muscovys than if the mother is mallard derived then they will look more mallard derived ducks

    so id imagine it depends on the duck
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2014
  5. happyappy

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    The mothers will be muscovy and the father a blue Swedish. I'm not sure if I want to keep the muscovy or just sell them and keep my Swedish.
     

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