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Duck Gender help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by NikkiCole5, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. NikkiCole5

    NikkiCole5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two new babies. They are Golden 300 Hybrid X Giant Pekin. I would love to know the gender if anyone can tell by their looks :)
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  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way too soon unless you know how to vent sex. You should be able to tell around 6-10 weeks by voice and drake feathers show up around 15 weeks. They are cuties!
     
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  3. Silverose

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    I successfully vent sexed mine after watching this. My pekins are two female and two male. My khaki campbells were a little harder, but I think they're both female.
     
  4. NikkiCole5

    NikkiCole5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to vent sex and I'm too nervous to try again, but was unsuccessful the first time. I followed someone's post on here how to do it and I couldn't tell
     
  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Be very careful vent sexing. You can really injure them if you do it incorrectly and haven't done it before.
     
  6. NikkiCole5

    NikkiCole5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's really easy on chicks, I followed the Metzer farm instructions
     
  7. Silverose

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    I watched the video on duck sexing, once I knew what I was looking for and proper technique it was very easy.
     
  8. NikkiCole5

    NikkiCole5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's the one I watched as well I still can't tell on mine lol
     
  9. Silverose

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    Then you probably either #1 didn't go quite far enough, I wasn't at first because I was scared, or #2 you have girls. You will know the penis if you see it lol.
     
  10. NikkiCole5

    NikkiCole5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol I actually am and was nervous! So that may be the problem
     

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