Hen or drake welsh harlquin?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by acusmc, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. acusmc

    acusmc Hatching

    Mar 7, 2014
    [​IMG] this is my first time hatching any welsh harlquins and I've tried to compare pictures of the bills to decide if this is a hen or drake. But I can't decide since I don't have any other ones to compare it to. Anyone that has any experience with this have any input? Thanks in advance!

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    Going by the bill method which is about 70 to 90 percent accurate, I would say that's a drake. Females will have mostly yellow bills with a black spot at the end, while drakes have mostly dark bills like your little one.

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