Bill color in rouen ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kim65, May 15, 2010.

  1. Kim65

    Kim65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three five week olds, mostly feathered, and ONE is quacking, so I know I have at least one female. These are my first ever ducklings BTW.

    The female and another have dark bills, and the third has a lighter olive green bill. Of course they are all identical in feathering except for the bill color.

    The adult Rouen drakes seem to have lighter greenish bills, and the females dark bills. Is this a sex difference you can see at five weeks of age?
     
  2. callducklover20

    callducklover20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is pretty close to the time you would see that-sounds right 2 ducks 1 drake
     
  3. Kim65

    Kim65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, that is the opposite of my usual luck with straight run. Let's hope so.
     

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