help me sex my ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fiona394, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 11 week old buff ducklings. I have noticed that one of them is sort of making honking/quacking noises and the other two are still cheaping. They are pretty much fully feathered out but none of them have a drake tail feather or the greyish green head.
     

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  2. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Flock Master

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    you can sex em by voice.....males sound like a quack with a bad throat...fmales just a loud quack! x
     
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  3. chickiebean85

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    I think they are fully mature by 16 weeks so but I heard they have their own unique sound depending on the breed is the one that is honking larger than the others?
     
  4. chickiebean85

    chickiebean85 Out Of The Brooder

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  5. By the photo it looks like you have two Drakes and one Hen...Not a good combination..You need more Hens or get rid of one Drake....:frow
     
  6. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes quite a bit bigger than the other two
     
  7. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Out Of The Brooder

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    ever since i got them i thought two drakes and a hen but i was not sure. just wondering if the drakes would fight?
     
  8. Yes...And over breed the one Hen....:frow
     
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