DRAKE OR HEN ? ? ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mahsmaj, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Songster

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    Can anyone tell me if these are drakes or hens or both ? ? ?
     
  2. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

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    How old are they? Not the best picture, but if I had to guess from that shot, I'd say 1 male, 2 females.
     
  3. Cara

    Cara Songster

    Aug 30, 2007
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    How old are they? It looks like 3 hens if they are adults. There are two ways to sex ducks; drakes have curly tail feathers, hens don't. Also, hens will quack loudly, whereas drakes almost whistle.
     
  4. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Songster

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    their about 5 months old and one of them makes a sort of sqeek sound...(so i named it squeek) and the other two make a very loud quaking noise
     
  5. Sunny Chook Farm

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    By your pic, I would guess 1 drake and two ducks (hens). The one closest to fence, looks to curl in tail feather.. and by the sounds you say they are making...
     
  6. skennedy

    skennedy Songster

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    Quote:Well then you have answered your own question. The "Squeeker" is the drake, the other 2 are hens.
     

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