A couple very hard questions. Help!?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xIndigoSkyx, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well hello again guys! I'm sorry for not being on for so long but you know how school is so busy. I only have my duckies to focus on now because all my other beloved babies have left my world or this earth [​IMG]. On to the original topic! Well I have 25 ducks, I'm keeping around eight or so and I'm selling the others in the up coming Beaver Hill Auction on October 15th but I may have a couple snags in this plan. I can only keep on male, this on male is my biggest prettiest Pekin FatHead and the rest are all girlies! I may have an issue tho... I think on of my Pekin Rouen crosses Miss Mow-Hawk may be a Mr. Mow-Hawk!!! Oh no Mr. Bill indeed!!! I think this because he/she has what I can describe as a ring around his/her neck, it quacks like a girl and for now looks like a girl but I just want to be sure. Can you guys verify if it's true or not? Is my littlest girl my littlest boy now? (if it's more help I can put a picture up)
     
  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    if it has a female voice then it's a female. Male will never do the loud hen quack. Flip it over and vent sex it if you are unsure
     
  3. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But it's 18 weeks old D: Then what could that ring 'round it's neck be?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Maybe just because it's a cross.
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    rings mean nothing especially if crossed. I have had hen s with ringed necks many many times over the year.
    Trust me when I say if it's quacking a hen quack, it's a girl
     
  6. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know of a few females with rings around their necks, but they're loud quackers, so they're girls. They also have Pekin in them. Plus, they never got a green head, either.
     
  7. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    That's true,
    now if they had a green head and a white ring then that would be different, but then they wouldnt be quacking either
     

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