Rouen sexing at 2 months???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by EmAbTo48, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell the sex of 2 month old rouen ducklings?????

    Without vent sexing!
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2012
  2. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, the boys will rasp quietly, while the girls are the only ones who can "quack". The easiest way is to catch one at a time and start walking away with it. It will protest loudly and let you know the gender. As you go through them, I band the legs, one color for boys, one color for girls. The bands stay on until I can tell gender by feathers. You can start doing this after 5-6 weeks of age.
     

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