sexing rouen ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jimmythechicken, May 12, 2011.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    our ducks are about 6-8 weeks old 3 have the white tips wing feathers an 1 seem just brown is this 3 males an 1 female.
     
  2. MissusDee

    MissusDee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 to 8 weeks, the best way is by the noise they make. If it is raspy, it's a male, if it's a loud quack it's a female.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Males will get a white band on the front of their necks. You should also start seeing a green sheen to the feathers coming in on top of their heads. But voice-sexing is the easiest/most accurate, they should be plenty old enough for that. If it quacks it's a duck (female) [​IMG]
     
  4. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    thanks for the help my daughter just loves them she has chickens,peacocks,goats an turkeys but i have to say those ducks are the funnest.lol
     

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