Sexing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BeeDuckley, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. BeeDuckley

    BeeDuckley Chirping

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    Any advice for sexing a female red campbell 3-4 months old?
     
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  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    By now she should be showing color or even quacking,can I get pics?
     
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  3. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    Have you heard her voice getting raspier,or sounds. As if she can’t breath?
     
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  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    Females will be loud and by now their quack should be coming in
     
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  5. BeeDuckley

    BeeDuckley Chirping

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    I am actually about to go choose a mate for my drake, and I am arming myself with allll the knowledge I can! I have a picture from the listing, and we must drive 2 hours to get to the flock they are selling. I can't seem to seperate the pic from the creigslist link, but here is that.
    https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_hUY6ztoT3uv_1200x900.jpg
    I think its a flock of 16 by now. Hmmm, right? They all have orange feet, but not much neck line...
     
  6. MagpieDucks

    MagpieDucks Preserving Orpington Bantams

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    Greenish Bill=Drake
    Chocolate Bill=Hen
     
  7. BeeDuckley

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    Hmmm. The 5 in the picture all have tan/light beaks. They're all facing the camera, so I can't really see a swoop on the top of bills, but one duck has a straight head-to-bean line, so I'm guessing male.
     
  8. MagpieDucks

    MagpieDucks Preserving Orpington Bantams

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    Can you see the slight color difference? IMG_9659.JPG
     
  9. TheTwoRoos

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    Good example,also notice the drakes have darker brown,but remember the colors will change as they age.
     
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  10. BeeDuckley

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    Ooooh, thank you! I notice its a yellow bill, but I can see how that's closer to green than brown. :p Also, I do see the subtle darkness on the one on the left. Thank you! We go pick her out Saturday. I will consult my new fowl buddies if I need more clarity. Squeee!!
     
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