The differences between duck and muscovy duck
Siting in the garden and looking at those beautiful birds, I remember my conversation with dad and uncle about the differences between duck & muscovy duck (m-duck) - which, surprisingly, growing up in the countryside, seeing poultry everyday, yet I know the differences between them so I guess, probably, you don't too.
There are two stages to work on
When they are little:
They are very similar apart from their beaks, duck has yellow beak; m-duck has white one. According to dad, we can also distinguish them by their feather, m-duck has small dark dots on.
When they are grown up:
It's much easier to tell now: their heads, beaks, tails, legs or figure; let have look:
Duck has longer leg, look tall and walks quicker
Duck has curly tail while m-duck has slope down one
Few more pictures:
M-duck meat is firm and sweet. I suspect, it's because m-duck's grown rate is twice time slower than duck.
I know, it's a mundane issue but it fascinated me much so I merely hope, you'll find it interesting.
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