ducks are they male or female

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pinkado, May 23, 2011.

  1. pinkado

    pinkado Out Of The Brooder

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    hello all, my 3 duckling are doing real well, and my god, how they grow so fast, well i noticed, there black beaks seems to be changing color, there caygau or something like that
    there beaks seems to be like paling, becoming a dappled in odd white or near white marks
    is this a sign on what sex they are or something worse
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Bill colour will often change with a range of breeds as they grow. Nothing to be worried about in the majority if cases. In the darker breeds it doesnt indicte sex though at this age.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I don't know much about cayuga coloring. My runners let me know by their quacks that they are all girls! Boys don't make the quack. They were about three weeks old when they first started getting their adult voices. They went from peep to honk to ah-ah-ah (it doesn't sound like quack to me).
     

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