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are Easter ducklings (Pekin) old enough to have drake feathers now?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mymoneypit, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. mymoneypit

    mymoneypit Chirping

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    DH got me 2 pekins today. I wanted one female. He brings home this pair supposed to be a boy and girl. They seem to make the exact same sound, just one does it less often.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Should be getting close with the feather but my goodness you should be able to tell by quack them Pekin girls are loud. lol
     
  3. mymoneypit

    mymoneypit Chirping

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    I have never seen one before today. They are pretty loud, sound almost exactly like my dads hunting duck call. One is definitely more talkative, but when the other does quack it sounds the same.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

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  5. mymoneypit

    mymoneypit Chirping

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    well I have searched I have listened I have watched millions of videos on YouTube. I think they are girls. I hope they are girls. I do not need anymore DrakeS.
     
  6. Amykins

    Amykins Crowing

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    Some lady said on my youtube channel that she can tell duck gender by looking at their feet. I think she's a bit koo-koo...
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    She maybe a "quack" too.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Oh goodie Congrats!!! i would have let my Scovys hatch this year if I could have been assured they would have hatched all girls [​IMG]
     
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