Call duck sexing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by taprock, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have two call ducks hatched last May 1st. We never had any eggs last year, both are very loud and no tail curls so we assumed two girls. Last week we saw one mounting the other and thought we must have a boy. The next day we started getting an egg a day from the girl. However the past two days I have found two duck eggs. Will a female mount another female if there are no males around? There was a dot in the egg yolk, does that mean it's fertile like chickens? Can they lay more than one egg in a day? Help?!

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  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you have 2 females. Females will play hop on top so that is normal to see one mount the other. Since call ducks only lay for a short period of time it would be normal for them to not lay till this year. Males are raspy and females quack, males have curl feathers and females do not. Congrats on the cuties!
     

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