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Anyone know the age you can color sex saxony and w. harlequin?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CrittersNPets, May 14, 2011.

  1. CrittersNPets

    CrittersNPets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been unable to find an answer to this or find the right site. I have 6 week old harlequins and saxony and all 3 of my saxony have white lines on face but one is a bit darker and can't yet see any difference in the harlequins. Ideas anyone?
     
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
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    If you can't see any differences in your Welshies then they are all one gender. Mine are almost 4 weeks old and the difference is obvious. What colors are you seeing in their feathers?
     
  3. CrittersNPets

    CrittersNPets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both flecked with brown and one of them has slightly darker brown flecking and a slightly darker bill. I may just have to be patient, ugh.
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    You can sex Welsh Harlequins by bill color. Girls have light pink bills. There may be black markings on it, but the bills are mostly pink. Boys have a dull, slate gray bill. This difference starts to fade a couple of days after hatching.
     

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