Vent Sexing Gypsy.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by run_trip_fall, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. run_trip_fall

    run_trip_fall Out Of The Brooder

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    Just read BBB's post on vent sexing and going to give it a shot on gypsy, find out if my baby girl is in fact a baby girl!
    Will let you know!
     
  2. run_trip_fall

    run_trip_fall Out Of The Brooder

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    HA, Aubrey you made it sound so easy, I couldnt even find the vent in all the down, i could feel the vent but finding it was a different story, still have no idea!
     
  3. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vent sexed my ducklings the day we got them- If I did it right than we have a higher ratio of males- I am waiting to see if I did it right (pretty sure I did). Hopefully now that their feathers are coming in I can start to figure it out with the feathers.
     
  4. run_trip_fall

    run_trip_fall Out Of The Brooder

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    haha i have a problem there black bellies are one of the few breeds that have the same feathering in the males and females!
     
  5. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    when I had my wood duck last summer I thought for sure she was a girl til I posted my pics/story and the ppl here knew from neck markings it was a boy... !!!! Just hadnt turned the male colors yet.... he was called HE for a few weeks,,, then she for a few weeks back to HE LOL ..... miss him..
     

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