Too Big of a male?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lowcountrypoultry, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I recently sold most of my muscovy males to a older man who gave me a free all black beautiful muscovy male. The two females that remain are smaller, but are in breeding age and have already laid their first clutch [which I gathered because of their size]. I have not seen them breed, and the male is BIG, the biggest male I've ever seen. Do you think they'll breed? Any or at all?

    And if they do will he hurt my females?

    Thank You.

    ~LowCountry Poultry
     
  2. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    I read this, but couldn't think of a reply that was 'family friendly'.
     
  3. turkeyman

    turkeyman Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes they will breed.
     
  4. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Central California
    Muscovy males are pretty big compared to the females, sometimes twice as big. They will be fine, no worries.
     

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