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Muscovy

treated as a duck, but it is really a member of the goose family. A meat duck, white mostly but some varieties are black, or black with white wings. Poor egg producers. Called also Cairina moschata.
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Muscovy ducks. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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Farmers used black Muscovy drakes mated with Brown Tsaiya female ducks as parental stock to produce mule ducks since 17th century to mid 20th century, and the AI technique has been applied for the production of mule ducks in Taiwan (Chou and Huang, 1970; Tai and Tai, 1989).
5-11) The purpose of this study was to analyze the ECG tracings in unanesthetized Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata) and to describe their normal ECG patterns and values.
Of these, more than 100 were manufactured between the late Tudor period and the mid 17th century; many were presented as ambassadorial gifts, while some were acquired by the Tsar from representatives of the Muscovy Company.
After disease was discovered among Muscovy ducks on a farm in South Australia, 5 ducks with signs of infection were submitted for investigation to Gribbles Veterinary Pathology (Glenside, SA, Australia); 2 ducks died during transit.
1) For Muscovy, the primary motives for the attempt to create this vassal kingdom involved a division of Poland-Lithuania between Russia and the Habsburgs after the normalisation of relations with the Holy Roman Empire and the imperial house and the imminent extinction of the male line of the Jagiellonian dynasty.
I also believe that the Muscovite Principality in the second half of the fifteenth century may well have been on the brink of succumbing to a Jewish conspiracy to proselytize Muscovy from the top, a plan orchestrated by learned Jews from the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth with mystic inclinations, with the perhaps unsuspecting collaboration of highly placed officials in the court of Ivan III, and with the sovereign himself hesitant for a while and playing his cards both ways.
Feedinfo News Service] Dr Steffen Weigend of the Institute for Animal Breeding in Mariensee, in his Feedinfo News Service article of February 2005, said that of the 938 avian breeds of five species (chicken, duck, goose, turkey, and muscovy duck), about 50 % have been classified as being at risk of loss.
But later, driven out of Constantinople, the Eastern Orthodox Church moved to Moscow under the patronage of Grand Duke Ivan 111, ruler of Muscovy, leaving a rump Byzantine to limp along until the end of the Ottoman Empire in the early twentieth century.
Also on Indika's new menu, Muscovy duck livers for $10, gets a fusion treatment with fig chutney.
The water in the Wasels' backyard is several feet deep in some places, something only their pet Muscovy duck, Bucky, seems to like.
To further boost the Muscovy duck's recovery, her 44-year-old owner, a qualified orthopaedic nurse, also performs physiotherapy two to three times a day on her to keep the ligaments stretched.
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata--Daily, 2-4 adults were seen in all study sites in 2003 and 2006.