White muscovy duck question.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mystry, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. mystry

    mystry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2014
    I was reading another thread and they mentioned french white and american white. What is the difference?? How do I know which I have?
    I love my muscovies but this whole color thing is sometimes confusing! Also, is there any telling what I will get when my whites mate? I have one female and one male white, the rest are pied and black one's.
  2. coonhoundmama87

    coonhoundmama87 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2011
    Not sure about the white question, never knew there was 2 :) but I do know the male passes the colors on. I have gotten black and white babies from a white hen and drake tho. Must be in the genetics somewhere I guess. I like being surprised every year so I don't mind. Hope this helps.
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

    May 24, 2011
    On, Canada
    French whites are a strain, usually larger overall.

    As for white to white UNLESS their is something hidden in there (genetically speaking) you should get solid whites.

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