Sexing Mallards

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by EggHunter_66, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. EggHunter_66

    EggHunter_66 Songster

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    I am helping a friend hatch mallard ducks and we both are new to ducks and I was wondering roughly what age can you start seeing who's a male and who's a female? Also how is the best way to tell?
    Thanks in advance for any help!!!
     
  2. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    First thing I ever noticed was the males bills turning greenish.
    Females stayed two tones brown.
    Can't exactly remember at what age now. 5 weeks?
     
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    EggHunter_66 Songster

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    Thanks, that's a big help!!!
     

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