Rouen duck gender

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bubba Ray, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. Bubba Ray

    Bubba Ray New Egg

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    Ok I am completely new to raising poultry and decided to get some Rouen ducks. I always liked them. Any wat to tell sex at an early age ? I got 3 chicks and I am not concerned about sex just curious. I suppose if any heads turn green eventually I will know for sure. Any clues at a youger age ?[​IMG]
     
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  2. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    They are too young to determine gender by sight at this age.
    at 10 weeks you can tell by sound. Usually by 8 weeks girls will start giving you an idea. They are more vocal.
    at 12-14 weeks males will have drake feather - curled feather at top of tail.
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    check this out
    Sexing a Duck by the Quality of its Quack:
    http://www.majesticwaterfowl.org/artquacks.htm
     

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