chocolate runners, sex by color?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by klf73, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    I just got my order from metzer and noticed the one sexed drake is darker than the sexed females. Is this coincidence or is the chocolate drake normally darker down colored? They sent me and extra chocolate str run duckling and its the same color as the girls so I was hoping that meant it was a girl [​IMG]
     
  2. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont think it has anything to do with sex. My very first duckling order was from Metzers and I got two (supposedly) female chocolate runners and one ended up being a drake. They looked identical
     
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can't sex a runner by color, that the boy is darker means nothing other than he's currently darker.
     
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    Quote:Yeah, I figured that...but was hoping [​IMG]
     

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