Having trouble sexing our new little duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hilalee, May 29, 2011.

  1. Hilalee

    Hilalee New Egg

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    Hey guys!
    We were "duck virgins" until today. My husband and I each picked out a duck. We are having trouble sexing his. We're pretty sure it's a Rouen, and are hoping it's a Male, but it's hard to tell. We tried vent sexing him/her, but didn't have a lot of success. It won't let me post a pic because I'm new from what I can tell. Is there a way that I can get a pic to you guys?[​IMG]
     
  2. bt03

    bt03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over the rainbow...
    The link is broken but if they are babies then there really is no way to tell other than vent sexing. In my experience they look alike until they get their adult feathers.
     
  3. buckboy101

    buckboy101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah the only duck sexing i know is with their feathers
     
  4. MissusDee

    MissusDee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's usually a wait and see unless you vent sex, and even that if you aren't experienced isn't accurate. About 3-4 weeks you should be able to tell by the noise they make. Enjoy your ducks.
     

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