Gender of my two pekin ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bernsen92, Jun 14, 2019.

  1. Bernsen92

    Bernsen92 In the Brooder

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    Hello there, I'm rasing my first flock of chickens and i've got two pekins mixed in that I got from tractor supply. They are right at 14 weeks, and I'm still clueless if they are male or female. I've tried listening to their quacks, but they only give out short ones so it's hard to tell, leading me to just wait it out till they either grow tail curls or lay eggs. Any help would be amazing, as their gender is what's gonna be the deciding factor on weather I keep them in the yard, or my freezer.
     

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  2. MagpieDucks

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    Both drakes I’m thinking.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

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  4. MagpieDucks

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    I’m seeing drake feathers on both of them.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Okay just not curled yet. I just thought ruffled up feathers.
     
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  6. Bernsen92

    Bernsen92 In the Brooder

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    If they both turn out to be drakes, then they're destained for the freezer. Well be kinda bummed out though with all the time put into them, but I do really want to get some muscovys anyways.
     
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