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Muscovy duck

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Muscovy duck
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves

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Pictures

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Black muscovy ducks (wild type).
TitleWild type
CaptionBlack muscovy ducks (wild type).
CopyrightHeinz Pingel
Black muscovy ducks (wild type).
Wild typeBlack muscovy ducks (wild type).Heinz Pingel
Muscovy ducks are extremely good brooders. They are ideally suited to natural reproduction in small farms.
TitleBrooder
CaptionMuscovy ducks are extremely good brooders. They are ideally suited to natural reproduction in small farms.
CopyrightHeinz Pingel
Muscovy ducks are extremely good brooders. They are ideally suited to natural reproduction in small farms.
BrooderMuscovy ducks are extremely good brooders. They are ideally suited to natural reproduction in small farms.Heinz Pingel
TitleDrake
Caption
CopyrightHeinz Pingel
DrakeHeinz Pingel
TitleMale Mule duck
Caption
CopyrightHeinz Pingel
Male Mule duckHeinz Pingel
White mule ducks in Taiwan. Integrated duck and fish production.
TitleWhite mule duck
CaptionWhite mule ducks in Taiwan. Integrated duck and fish production.
CopyrightHeinz Pingel
White mule ducks in Taiwan. Integrated duck and fish production.
White mule duckWhite mule ducks in Taiwan. Integrated duck and fish production.Heinz Pingel

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Muscovy duck

Other Scientific Names

  • Brazilian duck
  • Muscovy and Mule ducks
  • Musk duck

International Common Names

  • English: muscovies; muscovy

DADIS local name

  • Bike
  • Cairina moschata
  • Local Duck
  • Local Muscovy Duck
  • Pato
  • Pato real

DADIS main name

  • Black Muscovy l303
  • Local Muscovy Duck of Karal and Massakory
  • Muscovy Duck
  • Muscovy Duck of Rarotonga
  • Ngan Noi
  • Pakistani Muscovy Duck
  • Philippine Muscovy Duck
  • Sudanese Muscovy Duck
  • Svensk myskanka
  • Tea Kapa
  • White Muscovy Duck

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Anseriformes
  •                         Family: Anatidae
  •                             Genus: Cairina
  •                                 Species: Muscovy duck

Links to Websites

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WebsiteURLComment
International Muscovy Breeders Associationhttp://cyborganic.co./people/feathersite/poultry/clubs/scobie/musclub.htmlOrganization to promote Muscovy ducks for exhibition, meat and utility purposes.
Oklahoma State University, Department of Animal Sciencehttp://www.ansi.okstate.edu/poultryInformation on breeds of poultry