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Is it true...sexing Khaki Campbell ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Corrigan, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Corrigan

    Corrigan In the Brooder

    Apr 12, 2009
    Is it true that developing a white spot on the neck is a definite indication of being a male...er, drake, drake. I have to get the lingo down. [​IMG] I read that on only one site, so I was pretty sure it's not true, but I am curious, as I got some unsexed ducklings at a local farm store and one has developed a white spot on the neck. Thanks!

  2. goosedragon

    goosedragon Songster

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Its a new one to me, but I haven't had K. Campbells
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I know that male rouens will get a white bar across the front of their neck when they start to feather out, but I don't know about Khakis. Sorry [​IMG]
  4. BigByrd24

    BigByrd24 Songster

    Nov 27, 2008
    S.E. Kansas
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    ::runs outside to see if Bungie is getting a white stripe on his neck:::


    Can you post some pictures?
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2009
  6. Corrigan

    Corrigan In the Brooder

    Apr 12, 2009
    I can post some pictures tomorrow, if someone will tell me how, lol. I assume they have to be linked through something like photobucket, right? They're really still tiny ducklings - maybe a week and a half or so, since we just picked them up last Friday and I assume they were a "fresh batch" the farm store got for Easter. I am obviously completely new at this and read that about the white spot/ring in only one place, so I figured it was not true, but I didn't want to write it off, just in case. lol I don't see any white at all on the necks of the pics of adults online, but these ducklings certainly look like the campbell duckling pics I've seen, and that's what we were told they were. [​IMG]

    Thank you for the welcome!
  7. Luvducks

    Luvducks Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Oh, Wifezilla, you make me laugh. "Runs outside" If I can post a picture, I am SUPPOSED to have 2 Khaki's and 2 Blue Swedish. Who knows! Just added them to 3 Horses, 3 Dogs, 5 Cats and a Very spoiled rabbit so they are here for life. My Husband and I are building a Duck Pen this weekend. Our House is not even done yet but this is more important![img

  8. Lolliegee

    Lolliegee Songster

    Dec 8, 2008
    Cottage Grove, OR
    I too am interested in this...I've got 6 Khaki Campbells that I hatched myself (yeah, I actually sat on them [​IMG] ) and one of them had a pretty clear white band on his neck before he started getting his feathers. Now, he's just got a tiny white spot on the front of his neck. I really want at least one of them to be male...I can't imagine the odds that all 6 would be female.
  9. AQHARednecks

    AQHARednecks In the Brooder

    Oct 7, 2007
    Milton, Florida
    I know this is an old thread, but I am very interested to know if someone found out if this is true?

    I just picked up some today and some of mine have that!
  10. ducknutt

    ducknutt In the Brooder

    Jul 7, 2011
    [​IMG]I know thi:Ds is late in coming but I just joined.. Now I am running into the other room.. I have a pair of baby Khakis and had them sexed to order.. so brb
    sixty seconds later.. no no white on his chest. as mine came with a brown band on his leg.. i will let you know if a white spot appears i was kinda surprised when I picked him up as he had a wet spot where i thought it would be.. but realized he was wet from his water dish.. [​IMG]

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