Cayuga Drack or Duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Finny, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 5, 2014
    I am starting to have some doubts as to if my cayuga drake is really a drake. He doent have a curled tail feather yet and all my other drakes do and they are all the same age. Also he has some white feathers coming out from under his wings and i heard only girl cayugas have white feathers. But he sounds just like my other drakes. I have also heard though that girl cayugas rarely make the loud quack that distinguishes them as females. Maybe I miss it when he quacks? And today when i went out to feed my ducks my drakes were trying to get on top of him. Is it just a dominance thing or were they trying to mate?
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I would separate the mystery duck for now. Carmella had laryngitis once, and Einz and Vier have gone through times of having a very un-duck-like voice, closer to a squeak than a quack.

    Oh - Einz and Vier are girl ducks.
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2014

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