Who has MAMMOTH White Muscovy ducks ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by charlindabob, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. charlindabob

    charlindabob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read of MAMMOTH White Muscovy ducks in Australia, but unable to locate a source or information on them in the US.

    I am interested in some fertile eggs from white parents of exceptional sized Muscovys. Mammoth Muscovys equal Mammoth eggs? I don't know, but I would have to know the average weight of the eggs in grams to compare with "normal" Muscovys. I will use the weight of the French White Muscovy eggs as a comparison.

    I've heard of drakes getting over 20 pounds and I find that interesting.

    Anybody having any info on what is known as "Mammoth Muscovys", please post or send me a private message.

    Thanks !

    Bob
     
  2. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rollyard on this site has them..... I know they have the saggy belly and are huge! I have seen them.
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    our French Whites have drakes as large as geese, love them.
     
  4. Haunted55

    Haunted55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes they are!!!! One of mine from Celtic is a beauty and he will also take on 3, 1 yr. old geese and win the argument! Beautiful birds Celtic, and sorry I haven't kept you updated.
     
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  5. charlindabob

    charlindabob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anybody know what the mature drakes weigh on the average?

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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My dh says our 2 yr old drake weighs around 15lbs. our oldest at 9yrs probably weighed that much in his prime now about 12lbs.
     
  7. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Fonished weight (before freezer) is 9 - 13lbs on our drakes. I dont have a live weight because of their size and claws. LoL

    Haunted. .... no worries, glad you are enjoying them
     
  8. Haunted55

    Haunted55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Celtic, I think I got you beat....Tramp, the drake, is closer to 15 lbs than he is to 10. He was hatched when, in December? He's a big, big boy!
     
  9. charlindabob

    charlindabob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would appear then that the Australian "Mammoth" Muscovy isn't anything special compared to some large drakes here in the US. At least one Australian considers a 15 pound drake to be Mammoth.

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  10. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Haunted my weights posted are processed weights not live bird. LoL I love my big boys. We have culled small birds and now have consistent jumbo fwm
     

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