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Breed and Gender guess on ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mrsfoote, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    so a friend of mine got three ducklings two weeks ago, no idea of breed and obviously no idea of gender, so I've done some research but seeing as how I've never owned ducks, only chickens I figured I'd leave the guesses up to the people who have. So here they are, question is...Breed? Gender?


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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    They look like pekins, and as for gender, you'll have to wait until they start quacking :)
     
  3. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ooooh I didn't know you could tell the gender when they start quacking! Guess you can tell how new I am to pekins. I've been waiting to see the little tail flip things the boys have. Very cute ducklings there!
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Yep, girls have that typical loud quack that you think of when you think 'quack.' Boys have a very raspy, lower voice.
     
  5. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does the lower voice almost sound like a honk?
     
  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    The male is the first one quacking.
     
  7. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ahh gotcha
     

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