What kind of UGLY duckling is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by noodles, Sep 21, 2008.

  1. noodles

    noodles In the Brooder

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  2. HaleMoa

    HaleMoa In the Brooder

    looks like a muscovy! maybe a drake. how big is s/he?
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

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    Muscovy.
     
  4. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Looks just like my drake muscovies.
     
  5. apbgv

    apbgv Songster

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    I think he is precious:) I have 3 musocovy babies and they are just starting to look like muscovies, love em warts and all:)
     
  6. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

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    Definitely a muscovy and looks like a drake. COOL!
     
  7. noodles

    noodles In the Brooder

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    HaleMoa - not really sure how old it is, I had taken my son to the park today to feed the ducks and that is when I seen this one, thought it was a muscovy but was not sure.
     
  8. kwynn's birds Alaska

    kwynn's birds Alaska Songster

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    :eek:
     
  9. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    I see those for sale here ALL the time.... The ducklings I've seen are cute. Not exactly what I want though [​IMG]
     
  10. [​IMG] Ha! Pied Muscovy drake! Aren't they precious!? They are actually awesome ducks...very quiet, excellent foragers/mosquito control, prolific layers, excellent broodies and did I mention awesome? Actually, I've also heard the ducks are very good to eat...with a non-gamey taste that is similar to a mild beef, rather than duck or goose.
     
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