Chick and duckling sexing help please

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wondernurse, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. wondernurse

    wondernurse Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone possibly tell me how to sex my 10 day old peking ducklings? As well as my approx. 6-8 week old silkie and polish chicks?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies are one of the most difficult breeds to sex before 4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they crow or lay. I understand Polish are just about as difficult. I don't know much about ducks, I have heard that the drakes will have one curled feather in their tail . Don't know how old they have to be to display that.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on CTKen and D'Diva's advice. Goo luck to you!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope the links you've been given will help you out.

    Cute chicks and ducklings, thanks for sharing pictures!
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to our wonderful forum! I am so glad you joined Backyard Chickens, I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

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