Any guesses on gender?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by iammachine, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. iammachine

    iammachine Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Josh and Toad, Josh is a black CayugaxAylesbury cross, she's starting to quack, so I know that she's a girl, but Toad is a Muscovy... And seeing as they don't quack often, if any, it makes sexing hard. XD
    They hatched in mid April, so they're about 2 months old.
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  2. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any pics of them standing?
    Muscovy won't quack so you can only sex them by size.
     
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  3. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, most likely hen. Doesn't appear to have to much carnucling (spelling[​IMG]). If it hisses, male.
     
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  4. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It takes longer than 2 months to develop the caruncles so you can't based gender off that trait at this age
     
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  5. iammachine

    iammachine Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, I've been busy with work, I know Muscovys don't quack, that's the issue, they're not like normal ducks, they don't quack, they aren't like chickens, they don't have combs, sattle feathers etc. XD
    I can get a better picture when I get home.
     
  6. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It personally looks like a hen to me
     
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  7. iammachine

    iammachine Out Of The Brooder

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    Thought I'd post an update, they both are males, I'll be sending them off to the freezer soon enough.
     

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