Khaki campbells male or female?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Rksmith14, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Rksmith14

    Rksmith14 Hatching

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    I'm a new duck owner and loving my new feathered friends! They are around 16 weeks old and I'm having a tough time distinguishing if they are male or female. One has a very audible quack so I believe she is female. They all have lighter beans on their beaks and I cant see any drake curl feathers yet. Any help would be awesome!
     

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  2. cheezenkwackers

    cheezenkwackers Songster

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    I see several males and I think two (maybe one) females. Several I can’t see well enough to decide. The easiest way to tell in Khakis is the color of the feathers above the tail. Males have dark solid feathers. Females have two-toned lighter feathers.
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  3. Jbently28

    Jbently28 Songster

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    At this age they should definitely be quacking quite loudly if female. Most of my females are quacking by 8 weeks. If it is a quiet raspy quack than definitely a drake. They should be getting their drake feathers in very soon though so you'll definitely know.
     
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    cheezenkwackers Songster

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    Not all drakes get drake feathers but they all will be in their breeding plumage (dark green heads, Khaki bodies) pretty soon.
     

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