:O I think one of my SEXED females is a male! :O

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by aineheartsyou, May 13, 2011.

  1. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My very first ever duckling order I purchased from Metzer's and I ordered 8 F mixed ducklings and 2 SR WH and when I was out tending to the ducks this morning I noticed one of my chocolate runners wasnt quacking! Its real raspy just like a male [​IMG] I took a video and it is uploading right now to photobucket. I will post it as soon as its done.
     
  2. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry it sucks but you should be able to hear it

    [​IMG]
     
  3. DuckiesAndBees

    DuckiesAndBees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe he was just being shy with the sexer [​IMG]
     
  4. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe he'd just been in the water before he was sexed. Shrinkage, you know?
     
  5. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :p
     
  6. MissusDee

    MissusDee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah it does sound like a male, I have heard it happening. The accuracy isn't 100%, but too, at 8 weeks, it is possible that the quack isn't fully developed yet, as it seems like a loud male if it's a male.
     
  7. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Pekins at 8 weeks were doing a high pitched whistle that sounded like WAAAAAT. I would give it a while yet just incase you have a late bloomer.
     
  8. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My metzer chocolate has a very quiet quack, very similar to yours. shes one of my quietest ducks but shes started laying an egg almost every day now.
     
  9. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It doesn't quite sound like a male, more like a muffled female to me. You'll know for sure in a few weeks as it should start to get a drake feather.
     
  10. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we're all with you on the suspense/frustration [​IMG] isn't it maddening??
     

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