Muscovy ducks are available for purchase at CountryHatchery.net and MyLittleFarm.com. CountryHatchery.net offers five different selections of Muscovy ducks that are sold as unsexed and day old only, as of 2016. Buyers are allowed to mix and match different varieties for a total of 10 ducklings.
Types of ducklings include all white Muscovy that may have a black spot on the top of their heads, black and white pied Muscovy that have no set color pattern, blue and white pied Muscovy, and chocolate Muscovy that vary in shade from light to dark brown, with some featuring a bit of white. Buyers can choose an assorted mix guaranteed to have at least two colors in a selection. CountryHatchery.net also offers chickens, turkeys, geese, Guineas and Old English game fowl for sale.
MyLittleFarm.com features a variety of Muscovy ducks that are sold at a minimum of two ducks or ducklings. The farm, located in Santa Rosa, California, does not ship. All purchases must be picked up by the buyer. My Little Farm sells ducks throughout the year, including goslings and chicks. Site visitors to MyLittleFarm.com can access information about the breed, nest box and feeding requirements, and general care.
Muscovy ducks are a South American species that are excellent fliers and prefer to roost in high places. Mature males can weigh up to 12 to 15 pounds, and females from 8 to 12 pounds.
Muscovies are excellent ducks when used for insect control. They feed on flies, maggots, slugs, black widow spiders and a large assortment of other insects. They are disease resistant and reproduce easily.