Blue Runner sexing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kfchickenlady, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    N.Calif.
    We have 2 Blue Runner ducks about 3 months old. Both have bluish green bills, and I havent heard a real quack yet, just the mumbling raspy stuff. My son wants to sell them so do you all think its safe to say theyre both drakes?
     
  2. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Yeah your safe...by three months you should hear loud quacks if you have a girl.
     
  3. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
    ARIZONA
    Quote:Agree, and they sould be or already have there drake feather. The drake feather is a curled feather right at the end of there tail and only males get it.
     
  4. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    N.Calif.
    thanks for your input! [​IMG]
     
  5. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking my drakes' curled tails came a little closer to four months?
     
  6. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
    ARIZONA
    Quote:My drakes drake feather came in at 12 weeks old.
     
  7. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My drakes drake feather came in at 12 weeks old.

    All my animals seem to be like me -- slow to mature. [​IMG]
     
  8. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My drakes drake feather came in at 12 weeks old.

    I think it depends on the breed - I didn't see a drake feather on my Mallards until they were 3-4 months.
     
  9. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
    ARIZONA
    Quote:My drakes drake feather came in at 12 weeks old.

    I think it depends on the breed - I didn't see a drake feather on my Mallards until they were 3-4 months.

    My male is a swedish or swedish mix of some sort. It could be a breed thing. [​IMG]
     
  10. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think it depends on the breed - I didn't see a drake feather on my Mallards until they were 3-4 months.

    My male is a swedish or swedish mix of some sort. It could be a breed thing. [​IMG]

    Or maybe your boy just has a LOT of testosterone! [​IMG]
     

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