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Is this a Welsh Harlequin?

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
I just got this little guy from a feed store assuming it is a WH, but I wanted to check on here.



It's only a day or two old, and I understand you can confidently sex WHs early on based on bill color. Dark bill should be a boy, right?
post #2 of 6

Is the tail also dark?

post #3 of 6

Yes, it does look to be a welsh.

 

If it is only a couple days old, then it is likely a male. But by day 3-4 the bills all turn dark and you can't sex by bill color anymore

NPIP CERTIFIED! Al's Quackery is a small waterfowl farm in Southern Maine. I raise ducks, ducklings, geese, goslings and sell hatching eggs.
Ducks: Anconas (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lavender, Lilac and Silver),  Muscovy (barred in black, blue, chocolate and combo, ripples in dark, chocolate, and blue shades, lavenders, and looneys in blue, black, chocolate and lilac)

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NPIP CERTIFIED! Al's Quackery is a small waterfowl farm in Southern Maine. I raise ducks, ducklings, geese, goslings and sell hatching eggs.
Ducks: Anconas (Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lavender, Lilac and Silver),  Muscovy (barred in black, blue, chocolate and combo, ripples in dark, chocolate, and blue shades, lavenders, and looneys in blue, black, chocolate and lilac)

Call Ducks: pied / magpie...

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post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 
His tail is pretty much the same yellow/brown as the back
post #5 of 6
Looks like it but I'm not 100% sure on the bill sexing. It has to be done within 2 days when you hit 3 days it isn't as accurate. You have to figure in shipping times and then however long there were at the store.

My phone thinks that it is smarter than I, please excuse the typos and nonsense jabber.

 

5 ducks, 3 chickens, 2 dogs and 1 cat all in suburbia.

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My phone thinks that it is smarter than I, please excuse the typos and nonsense jabber.

 

5 ducks, 3 chickens, 2 dogs and 1 cat all in suburbia.

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post #6 of 6
Looks like a WH to me.
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