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PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:57 pm 
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This muzzie is in the Blue Mountains RSPCA shelter.
http://www.adoptapet.com.au/animal/anim ... statusID=3
They call her Delilah.
Is she really a girl?

Is she a pure Muzzie?
I am not worried about showing etc.
Just don't want a mule.

I will probably go have a look tomorrow.

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looks pure to me- but i thought drake- im not a mussie expert but- so dont trust me lol


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I know very little about Mussies too but I reckon drake too. :?

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drake, unless it is a FANTASTIC duck, in other words i am sure it is a drake.

NIce looking bird too

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:( I don't want a drake :(
Oh well...

How can you tell from looking?
What are the features a drake would have that a duck wouldn't?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:27 am 
unable to tell, could be a mature duck or a drake


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I would go for full blood Muscovy drake . Would think Lucy he would be chasing your ducks by now? No curly tail feathers in Muscovy but tail does tend to be larger and squarer. It has plenty of "head gear " unlike most ducks . However some of the well breed Mammoth ducks tend to have this too. As pointed out unlikely it is that well breed . But you may be lucky


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Looks like a pure mussie drake to me. My girls have a softer red to pink caruncle and dot so much of it.
Nice looking bird.


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hate to disagree but I rekon shes a pure she - not an expert but did have some mussies a couple year back and all of my ladies looked pretty similar. To me, it looks full grown with full colour therefor I would say female
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