ducks or drake

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Just Hatch duck, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. Just Hatch duck

    Just Hatch duck Out Of The Brooder

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    hello,
    i was wondering can i call a male duck a duck or does it have to be called a drake or can it be called both...... because a have a drake but is it still allowed to be called a male duck or does it have to be called a drake
     
  2. BelValleyDaisy

    BelValleyDaisy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    You can call it whatever. Technically it is a drake but when I had a male a called him a boy duck
     
  3. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes real name is a drake. But people will know what you mean if you say boy or male duck
    If you say duck, or hen people will assume you talking about a girl duck
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2017

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