Saxony ducklings - ducks or drakes?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilynne86, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. lilynne86

    lilynne86 Just Hatched

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    New to ducklings! They are all quacking, it's hard to tell who's making what noise though! Any experts able to have a guess as to boys or girls?? Thanks:)
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    How old are they? If they're young their voices are going to be your best bet :)
     
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    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    At that age you won't be able to visually sex them :) You might however be able to start to sex them by voice.
     
  5. lilynne86

    lilynne86 Just Hatched

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    I thought so, patience is not my strongest point!! Did the link work? They're such pretty ducks :)
     
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    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    It did and they are :) Saxonies are gorgeous. If I wasn't devoted to Welsh Harlequins I'd look into getting some.
     
  7. lilynne86

    lilynne86 Just Hatched

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    I just Googled them, you're right the Welsh harlequins are lovely!
     
  8. lilynne86

    lilynne86 Just Hatched

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    Another question, do the drakes take longer to develop their adult noise? All I can hear is quacks, honks and baby cheeps!
     

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