When are Scovies Full grown?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    What im asking is when are scovies usually full grown?
    I have a black female who is smaller than even my buff ( though her wings ar HUGE ) and I was just wondering if she was small for her age? She was born in July, so Im thinking she should have some room to grow - but ya never know. She will be four months old next week.

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  2. cheekychick

    cheekychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always thought 6-8 months but I could be wrong [​IMG]

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  3. ChaosTheory

    ChaosTheory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Officially requesting picture.
     
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    6 - 8 Months?! WOW! All my non scovies are usually full grown by 4 - 5 months. This is my first scovie.



    Everyone here is a full grown mature adult except the Chocolate duck, and two magpie crosses and the Scovie. These four were born in July.

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    And just because.... Heres a baby pic!!!
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  5. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    I would say that she is probably not mature yet. They can take quite a while.
     
  6. Weewanona

    Weewanona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have some drakes set aside for future dinners and they are still not at mature weight. Age approx. 7 mo.
     
  7. MDC

    MDC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will continue to add a bit of weight for the next year or so. Drakes will often take two years to bulk up to their heavy weight.
     
  8. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Well at least I dont have a midget Scovie! Ive been worried about his since when I got her the guy said she was three weeks old - I didnt believe it - she was the size of a dayold .. yet her tail feathers where comming in. The stage where you can see the quil and about half an inch of feathering.
     
  9. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh they are beautiful
     
  10. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Well thank you!
     

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