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Male or Female Ducklings!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Norman89, May 1, 2017.

  1. Norman89

    Norman89 Just Hatched

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    Hi I'm new to this site and live in the UK.
    I have 2 5 1/2 week old ducklings(pekin x aylesbury) known as Cherry Valley ducks over here. I wondered if you thought of they looked like a drake or a hen. They haven't started quacking yet. It's in between a peep and a noise! One quacked a few weeks back but now it's stopped and gone quiet. They are chatty to each other but haven't really quacked yet.

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  2. Rockyducks

    Rockyducks Just Hatched

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    If it's the quiet whispery thing I hear from my males then you have two males. Almost like they can't speak or it's hard to speak. Mine are about the same age too and I have two females that distinctively quack very loud!!!
     
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  3. Norman89

    Norman89 Just Hatched

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    When they talk to each other it sounds a bit like a cluck. If I separate them they scream really loud. There's no definite quack though. I hope I have at least one girl!
     

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