Are my pekins girls?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Poultrybonkers, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    I got them in March 7 months old
     
  2. afchicken

    afchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look girly to me
     
  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thats what I though but How are their eggs fertile no other ducks can get in.
     
  4. afchicken

    afchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    idk much about ducks but maybe duck and goose cross? i see the goose in background if chickens and guineas can cross why no geese and ducks
     
  5. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both sure look like females. If the eggs are indeed fertile, I would say you have a visiting drake, perhaps a wild mallard flying in. If their run is covered, maybe the geese are breeding them? Incubating some eggs would yeild the answer.
     
  6. TammyC

    TammyC Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes those are girls... What makes you think there eggs are fertile?
     
  7. Poultrybonkers

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    Quote:I seen bullseyes in them I think my white chinese goose is mating them I've seen him mate
     
  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Are you sure it was a fertile bullseye? A true fertile bullseye will be a circle with a defined outter ring, not just a circle of white.
     
  9. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try and hatch them just to see what pops out [​IMG]
     
  10. GrannyCarol

    GrannyCarol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You won't know until you have practice on the "bulls eye". If you really want to know, then incubate them for ten days or so. Chances are they aren't fertile and, without fertile eggs to compare to, the subtle differences aren't clear. It took me a while and I still am not so sure sometimes.
     

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