Sexing Silver Appleyard Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by harmonymw, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. harmonymw

    harmonymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, hopefully this is the correct area to solicit duck sexing knowledge. My guys are a little over 6 weeks old and look very different from one another. My 9yo daughter has named them Jack and Rose (she has a Titanic thing rn), with the one having the lighter colored head being Jack.

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  2. harmonymw

    harmonymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You’re welcome for the double pictures. No idea how that happened. Maybe I’m just very thorough.
     
  3. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Flock Master

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    Do they both QUACK? That would be an indicator of them being female.
     
  4. harmonymw

    harmonymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one with the darker head and dark yellow bill seems to quack, but both are rather quiet, tbh.
     
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  5. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Flock Master

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    Are you able to upload a video of them to youtube or vimeo, and post it here?
     
  6. harmonymw

    harmonymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possible a bit later. I’ll see what I can do.
     
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  7. Both look like Drakes to me..I used to raise Appleyard..My thoughts are Drakes.
     
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  9. harmonymw

    harmonymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay no luck with video but darker head yellow bill quacks
     
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  10. harmonymw

    harmonymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other one sounds like he has a sore throat
     

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