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post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by nessajean View Post


My guess is male, there is a distinct color change on the head.  Does he have a low raspy croak?  Or does it sound like a loud honky Quack!?  This looks like a Khaki Campbell to me, do you know the age of the duck?

Learning through living with my 8 ducks -  1 Chocolate Runner, 1 Blue Runner, 1 Fawn and White Runner, 1 Khaki Campbell, 2 Welsh Harlequins and 2 Pekins
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Learning through living with my 8 ducks -  1 Chocolate Runner, 1 Blue Runner, 1 Fawn and White Runner, 1 Khaki Campbell, 2 Welsh Harlequins and 2 Pekins
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post #12 of 15
Green bill is a msle
post #13 of 15
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Originally Posted by grandbayou View Post

Green bill is a msle

Not always, but it is a good way to make a guess. A green bill usually does lead to male but there are always exceptions. 


Edited by buff goose guy - 5/10/16 at 8:57am
A breeder of mallards(grey and melanistic), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
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A breeder of mallards(grey and melanistic), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
NPIP certified
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post #14 of 15
I hope so . Have 7 from TS and 6 are looking like drake bills
post #15 of 15

:ep wow I do hope some turn out to be females. 

A breeder of mallards(grey and melanistic), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
NPIP certified
Reply
A breeder of mallards(grey and melanistic), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
NPIP certified
Reply
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