Duckings

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ed 209, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. Ed 209

    Ed 209 Chirping

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    What sex are these ducks? 20190312_153536.jpg 20190312_153541.jpg 20190312_153541.jpg 20190312_153536.jpg 20190312_153541.jpg 20190312_153541.jpg 20190312_153536.jpg
     
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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Way too young
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    They're too young to tell. In several weeks they should start quacking, and you will be able to tell then, by the sound of the quack. Low and raspy is male, loud and braying is female.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Much to young, vent sexing is the only way to sex ducklings this young. @Pyxis is right, sexing them by sound is a good way once they get older.
     
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  5. Tess_hyland

    Tess_hyland In the Brooder

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    I’ve also researched that you can only tell once they are almost fully grown... try to see if they have a raspy quack(male) or a loud clear quack(female) when they grow up:thumbsup best of luck to you!
     
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  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    When they get much older boys will develop the "drake" feather.
     
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