help sexing buff ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickenzooo, May 30, 2016.

  1. chickenzooo

    chickenzooo Out Of The Brooder

    May 4, 2016
    Grand Bay, AL
    Can someone help me with sexing my buffs? They're about 2-3 months old now. The only difference is in their bills. Two of them have a purplish brown colored bill and another one has an orange bill. The one with the orange bill is a little bigger than the other two.
    The bigger one with an orange bill also quacks more than the other two. They mostly sort of make a whistle noise.
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Middle Tennessee
    Until the drakes get their drake feathers, the best way to sex ducks is by their voice... females have a loud distinctive quack while males have a quieter, more raspy whaaap-whaaap-whaaap sound... sounds like your bigger one might be a female... check out this link to hear the differences between male and female voices...

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