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Drake?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickschool, May 27, 2011.

  1. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know a thing about sexing White Crested ducks and could use your help. He/she "laughs" like a sarcastic old man and if any of you have seen comedian Jeff Dunham all I can tell you is that it sounds just like Walter. [​IMG] He/she is 12 weeks old and below is a picture that will hopefully help.

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  2. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking she's a girl because usually the laughing quack comes from the females. If she is a boy, then he would be sprouting a drake feather, soon.
     
  3. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I hope so. I will love Pink just the same but I'd love eggs. BTW, as I am new to this at what age would I expect to see them begin to lay?
     
  4. squeak1387

    squeak1387 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will lay normaly 4-5 months. You can really tell male from female by the quack. If it actually quacks its a girl. If it sounds raspy and low its a male
     
  5. buckboy101

    buckboy101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It appears to be a female
     
  6. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll bet you a donut that the feathers on the tail that curve up a bit are going to turn into a big drakey curl [​IMG]

    I watched ones just like that on Bessie, Gertie and Lucille...
    as they became Bennie, Bertie and Luke [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Duckchick2011

    Duckchick2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thats exactly what I was thinking...those butt feathers have a bit of a curl to em'. [​IMG]

    I am going with drake...but only time will tell.
     
  8. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I guess it's going to be a wait and see thing. Thanks for trying to help.
     
  9. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know what's funny about the quack thing is that Ping quakes all the time but my female chocolate runner barley ever makes any noise. To be honest I don't know that I've ever heard her truly quack.
     

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