Rouen duck gender

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

  1. Bubba Ray

    Bubba Ray New Egg

    Feb 16, 2017
    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]
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2017
  2. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

    Jan 27, 2014
    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.

    check this out
    Sexing a Duck by the Quality of its Quack:

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