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Is this a Welsh Harlequin?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by clyphelia, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. clyphelia

    clyphelia Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got this little guy from a feed store assuming it is a WH, but I wanted to check on here.

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    It's only a day or two old, and I understand you can confidently sex WHs early on based on bill color. Dark bill should be a boy, right?
     
  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the tail also dark?
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it does look to be a welsh.

    If it is only a couple days old, then it is likely a male. But by day 3-4 the bills all turn dark and you can't sex by bill color anymore
     
  4. clyphelia

    clyphelia Out Of The Brooder

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    His tail is pretty much the same yellow/brown as the back
     
  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it but I'm not 100% sure on the bill sexing. It has to be done within 2 days when you hit 3 days it isn't as accurate. You have to figure in shipping times and then however long there were at the store.
     
  6. Sfraker

    Sfraker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a WH to me.
     

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