Help With Sexing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by busym0mmy, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. busym0mmy

    busym0mmy Hatching

    Jul 16, 2011
    I have a question about sexing my duckling.

    He's over a month old, almost 2. I heard that females will start to quack around this time. My duck is still making the "peeep peep peep" sounds. Because he's not making any other sound yet, I want to say he's a drake. My friend thinks this rule of thumb does not apply because my duckling isn't around other ducklings. I don't think it matters.

    What do you guys think? I'm really hoping this duckling is a drake because we have 3 older laying females and it would be great if we could get them to hatch some eggs.

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