Hen or Drake?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chicknmania, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, poor lighting, camera I had with me was not the best, and duck woudn't stand still! :)
    But, you get the idea.
     
  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like there is a drake curl but its very hard to say. You'll need a pic that is much more clear to get a definite answer.
     
  3. Frank Phinster

    Frank Phinster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a drake to me, but as jdywntr said, hard to tellwithout a better photo.
     
  4. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens

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    OK, I'll try tomorrow with a better camera. Thanks!
     
  5. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If there is a feather on the tail that curls up sharply, then its a drake. Looks small, is it a call?
     
  6. chicknmania

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    He doesn't have anything that curls up sharply, just sort of messed up looking tail. He is small, idk what he is, he was given to me (for free) by a
    breeder at a poultry show. He IS small, he's the same size as our banty light brown leghorn pullets...Anyway, we got a better pic of him, but I will post it in a bit.
     
  7. chicknmania

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    Here are some better pictures:

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  8. Fleecy718

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    Hm.. Well I don't see a drake feather, but usually green bills point to drake. c: is he a call?
     
  9. Fleecy718

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    Definitely a call! Fat and round! :3
     
  10. Fleecy718

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    Usually males have more colorful feet though. What noise is she making? (Now I'm thinking its a female.)
     

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