Duck Gender?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Peep-Chicken, May 20, 2017.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    Duck 1:
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    Duck 2:
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    Duck 1 left duck 2 right

    I purchased two 3 month old female ducks today. Duck 1 is bigger and has a brighter orange beak than duck 2. They're both females though, right?
     

  2. TLWR

    TLWR Songster

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    At 3 months, they should be quacking. Do they quack?

    If they sound like they have lost their voice, they are boys, but if they have a true quack, girls.
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    No they don't really quack. Here's a short video. Thanks.

     
  4. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Free Ranging

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    Probably the soonest you would know for sure is when they start to quack. Sexing pekins any other way is too hard (as they are all white :p). One sound like it may be starting, but dont quote me on that....
     
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  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    Thanks!
    I'll be quite disappointed if they aren't what the lady sold them to me as.
     

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