DUCK- Drake or Hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SportTees, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking a drake and hen Mallard Cross??? Any guesses
     
  2. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    The one on the left looks very similar to my Black Swedish Drake. Mine has more white on his chest though.

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    I haven't a clue what the one on the right is, sorry.
     
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  3. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow thats the first bird I have seen that looks similar to mine. Thanks
     
  4. sussexgal

    sussexgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    The drakes will get a curly feather on their backs down by their tails.... also, the hens are very vocal. How old are your ducks?
     
  5. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thats why I think it may be a drake and hen. The brownish one hasn't stoped making noise since I got her in July. The one with white spots has never made any noise. I got one at the begining of june and the other at the end of july. They were furry and very small when I got them- not sure on the age.
     
  6. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I spent the last 3 months assuming mine were Muscovies, turns out they are Black Swedish lol. Thank goodness for this site!
     
  7. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know the hens that made nosies was a sign. I have a very vocal duck and every time I go out side "QUACK" the other one doesn't make any noises. Your ducks are very pretty![​IMG]
     
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  8. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like you have two cayugas there
    the one on the right looks like my hen
    the one on the left looks like a pet quality drake...
    ~Jenn
     
  9. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    I don't know if the one on the right is a Cayuga or not. Cayugas have a lot of green tint to their feathers.
     
  10. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but the green tint can go away if they are in the sun...
    the body looks quite a bit like my hen
    ......oh just realized...
    about how big are these ducks??
     

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