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When I was a youngin' I used to raise ducks. We lived on the river and every year I would rescue abandoned baby ducks. (NEVER removed babies from their Mamas!)
Anywho, these were wild mixed ducks, not mallards (lots of mallard mixes) but all unusual colors. I had a "never wrong" way to tell from little ducklings whether they were male or female. I would squirt them with a garden hose! ALWAYS...every time...the males would put their chest up to it and walk into the spray and the females would run away or cower. (We aren't talking a pressure washer here! Just a gentle spray...I was a nice little girl! 😊)
Soooo, has anyone tried any particular technique to see what your chicks gender is? Don't worry, I don't plan on spraying my chicks!

"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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I don't have ducks, I hope someone else can reply to the above better then me.

My neighbor said if you blow air on their vents, the males wouldn't do anything and the females would shake when you put them down. hu.gif I have never tried this, I just wait till they are old enough lol.
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Anyone else?

"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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Here's a good article!  I had never heard of #3! http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2012/06/cock-doodleroo-10-ways-to-sex-your.html

"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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