no clue the gender or breed of my ducks. Help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by creepela, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. creepela

    creepela New Egg

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    I have no clue what my ducklings are don't know what gender or breed and I really believe this will help me raise them better. If anyone know what breed and gender they are each that would be so grate. I'll add a photo in the morning when the sun comes out there a bit bigger now then in this one pic
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some look like Rouen or Mallard.
     
  3. sukochickens

    sukochickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess Mallard. I've heard you can tell gender around 4-6 weeks based on their voice. Males will have a raspier voice and not be as vocal.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Where did you get them, hatchery, feed store/mill?

    If they are mallards you will have to get a migratory bird permit if you live within the U.S.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not a duck expert, but I think that they are Mallards.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. madamiec

    madamiec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see a close up of the head but mallards have one stripe across the eye and rouens have two. Mallards should have a rear right toe clipped, pinioned wing, metal band or tattooing in the web to show it was a hatchery/domestic bird... Domestic mallards and wild mallards are different but some states do require a permit to have a domestic mallard and/or caging so they don't mix with native ducks. A pet permit is usually free. You should never have a wild mallard.
     
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  8. creepela

    creepela New Egg

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    I got them wetter they sale feed and other wild life things, they have things like chickens, ducks and other birds. I'm in Puerto Rico, I don't think ppl here need licencing for animals. I just saw them and now that I'm in the island my father has land so getting diffrent kinds of animals.
     
  9. creepela

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    Why are mallards bad to have madamiec?
     

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