gender identification?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by binza1979, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. binza1979

    binza1979 Songster

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    I picked up 2 straight run ducklings. When will I be able to tell gender? We have had them for 3 days and got them at a feed store. I don't have the room for more than 2 ducks and don't want to have to separate them.
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    You will have to wait awhile. In a few weeks, if you have a girl, her soft little peeping with turn in to loud quacks. If there is a boy in the group, his peeping will turn in to a raspy "reep reep" sound. If you have a boy and a girl, there is no need to separate them. Just collect any laid eggs.
     
  3. aineheartsyou

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