Drake feathers ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Apyl, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went outside this mornging to take the everyone's weekly pics. My Pekin is now 6 weeks old (in another post I said she was 7 weeks but I double checked the calander and I was wrong). So while I'm out there I noticed she has two tail feathers that look like they are starting to stick up. So here are a couple pics, do they look like the start of Drake feathers ? [​IMG]

    (I keep calling her "she" lol because all this time I thought she was a girl, she has a LOUD quack and makes noise constantly) And yes the pool is getting changed today, after DD's dentist apt so I dont go smelling like poop lol.

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  2. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not drake feathers. Drake feathers look curly. Also, if she QUACKS and not whispers then its a girls.
     
  3. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome thanks lol
     
  4. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a vid of her quacking, what do you think?
     
  5. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen
     
  6. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I post from my phone, so if I don't have a link to YouTube I can't view tour video. Here is a photo of my Rocky, his drake feathers are hard to see because of the grass, but it will give you an idea. [​IMG]
     
  7. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.
     
  8. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would agree. definitely a female based on the quacking!
     
  9. LilMissChz

    LilMissChz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love your duck! What was the snack you gave her?
     
  10. PetesMom

    PetesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definetly sounds like a hen.

    Here's my drake, his drake feather is no more though, not sure who yanked it out, himself or the Muscovy drake when they tussled one time
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