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how can i tell if one of my pekin ducks is a drake???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kendell, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Kendell

    Kendell Out Of The Brooder

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    i have two pekin ducks and one has lighter orange beek other has darker orange beek and both have no curl on tail feathers.. is there anyway to know if one might be a drake???
     
  2. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What age?
     
  3. hannt93

    hannt93 Out Of The Brooder

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    Pick them up if they quack like a duck it's a girl if they kinda hiss it's a drake
     
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  4. Kendell

    Kendell Out Of The Brooder

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    there about 6 or 7 months old...
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  6. Kendell

    Kendell Out Of The Brooder

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    well thats what i was told drakes have curled feather... but why i ask is both my do not have curled feather , but one of them is pushing down other female head down like he wants to breed... ive never seen the duck get on other duck but it pushes female ducks head under water so i thought there could be a chance it may be a drake so i wanted to ask to make sure...
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Nope just normal behavior with ducks too.
     

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