Are these ducks boys or girls?? Ways to tell??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bossynbella, May 21, 2008.

  1. bossynbella

    bossynbella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are 4 ducks we got from jkcove They are very friendly and we adore them. Just wondering if they are boys or girls and how we tell? They are all 4 call ducks.

    These are about 12weeks old I think. We were thinking both girls. Now I'm not so sure. The one with the greyback hardly makes any noise while the other one quacks really loud when we have food.
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    These two are about 6 weeks old I think. They are still getting there feathers and it may be to early to tell. Just eager to name them. One has a much darker head and lighter bill then the other one. One (Not sure which one) will quack real loud every once in a while. (won't do it when we are looking!
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  2. debbyluvschickens

    debbyluvschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW those last two are beautiful!!! The only ways I know to tell ducks, are the males will have a curly tail feather, but not sure when they get it, and the hens quack loudly and the drakes have a soft raspy voice. Maybe some one else will know more. Those are some pretty ducks though!!
     
  3. LauraMH

    LauraMH Out Of The Brooder

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    Ducks Quack, Drakes whisper.

    it's a sure way to tell, even both the curled tail feather comes in.
     
  4. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    The top 2 look like a male and female (male on the left, female on right)..the bottom two I am not sure...but they are all cuties!!!
     
  5. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    First picture the duck on the right with the blue in the wing looks like a female mallard.
     

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