Boy voice or girl voice? Audio files!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by toadbriar, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. toadbriar

    toadbriar Songster

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    My oldest ducks are 6 weeks old. One quacks - the other two are recorded here for your listening pleasure:

    http://toadbriar.com/audio/

    Are they late-blooming ladies or awkward young gentlemen? I have my suspicions, but these are my first ducks so I leave it to you experts.
     
  2. Sandbellie

    Sandbellie Songster

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    Ive raised ducks many times before and they sound like little girls. [​IMG]
     
  3. toadbriar

    toadbriar Songster

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    Really?? I didn't dare hope. [​IMG]
     
  4. Sandbellie

    Sandbellie Songster

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    Quote:Haha, yea. [​IMG]

    I love ducks, their such a pleasure to have. [​IMG]
     
  5. bemba

    bemba Songster

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    I would have to disagree! I would be 99.9 % sure they are young drakes, If you listen carefully you can hear the raspyness of the voice not a deep quack coming through, and by six weeks you know if you got girls.
     
  6. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    I agree they sound like drakes! Not hens would have a louder voice by now.
     
  7. tigerrrrrrrlilly

    tigerrrrrrrlilly Songster

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    Sounds like boys to me.
     
  8. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

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    Yeah definetly not hens! They are 100% drakes.
     
  9. toadbriar

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    doh! I thought that might be the case. thank you!

    If these audio files would be of use to anyone as examples of duck noises, I happily provide them, they don't sound anything like the mature drake examples I've heard and I'd love for them to be useful.
     
  10. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Songster 9 Years

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    I would say drakes too. Sorry. [​IMG] If they were females then there would be an akward honking quacking sound also.
     

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