Is my Pekin male or female? (video!)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Andora, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    I just captured the duck so you could hear its alarmed honk, and then followed them around so you could get a good look. It doesn't honk like that very often, only when I'm chasing it, lol. Usually it makes quiet noises, hence the sex confusion. The duck is about 7 weeks old.

    Excuse the shaky beginning, I was trying to hold a duck and the camera.

     
  2. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    The duck looks like a female to me.. My females were much louder than the males. The males usually have more of a "raspy" quack, where the females quack. From the looks of the tail feathers, also looks female. My male finally has the curl in the back tail feathers but he is 12 weeks old. You may have to wait a bit longer. Just my guess..
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  3. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    *bump*
    Anyone else?
     
  4. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Ponder
    I don't know how to tell by quack. I always just wait for the curls. Sorry *bump*
     
  5. xfilesnumber1fan

    xfilesnumber1fan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have to say female my boys never sounded like that and my girls wont shut up! They are so loud sometimes I wish I had ear plugs!!!
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Drake ducks don't get their feathers until they are at least 4 months old. That is deffinitely a girl though. If it were a boy it would still be peeping.

    The other is a male, as I'm pretty sure you know. But the little 'whacking' one is deffinitely a girl.
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2009
  7. raindrop

    raindrop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl!

    Your ducks are beautiful!
     
  8. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
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    female for sure
     
  9. Cajunsamoan

    Cajunsamoan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have to say female as well.
     
  10. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    GIRL!
     

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