Mallard Voice Sexing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KOTurkeyRanch, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. KOTurkeyRanch

    KOTurkeyRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2009
    Western PA
    Does the rule apply that only females quack? I have 2 and one never talks and the other quacks alot.
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Yes, All mallard and mallard dirived breeds will quack if female- unless of course their is some other underlying health issue. Muscovy are the ones that this rule does not apply to. You didnt say how old your were - I can usually start to hear a change in the voice at around 3 weeks- but sometimes I am not 100% certain by voice alone until they are even 6- 8 weeks sometimes.
  3. PlumTuckered

    PlumTuckered Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2007
    I've got 4 Mallards, my 3 girls quack and my Drake has the raspy peepy kind of talking. They tickle the stuffing out of me when one wanders off for a minute then returns...they all stand in a circle making a racket that actually sounds like they're all laughing about something.


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