Sexing Pekins 5 weeks old

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kerribrown, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. kerribrown

    kerribrown New Egg

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    Hi,

    I have Pekin's about 5 weeks old. One is smaller that the other, is quaking (the other on is not yet) and one is a bit cranky and obstinate (I have named it after my teenage daughter). I am wanting to have some ducklings and I have been told you shouldn't mate brother and sister.
     
  2. cyriuskee

    cyriuskee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it quacks it's a girl. The pekin drakes will have a raspy croak very similar to a frog as well as the drake feather... a curled up feather on top if his tail. I'm not sure if he's old enough for the drake feather, but you'll know it if you see it!
    Good luck!
     

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