my ducks gender

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lisa25, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. lisa25

    lisa25 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 ducks that I bought before they were old enough to tell what gender they were. Recently they both developed curled tail feathers. However, I just saw one duck mounting the other while holding onto the neck of the other. I'm guessing this is something male ducks possibly do to each other, but is there a possibility one is male and one is female? They both also have the same quack (sort of quiet). The only differences between them is that one is slightly larger and has a darker beak.
     
  2. lisa25

    lisa25 Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry, I forgot to say they are peking ducks
     
  3. Senna95

    Senna95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty sure they're both males.
     
  4. Carebearsmiles

    Carebearsmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. Sounds like they're males.
    The mating each other is because they don't have any females.
     

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