Wanna guess?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jannakaye, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Nibbles, about six months, pekin.
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    And this is Quacks, about five months, ?
    Does anyone know what gender these two are? I was guessing drakes, (they act boyish) but I'm starting to doubt myself. Nibbles has a very raspy voice but doesn't have any drake feathers. Quacks also has a very raspy voice, but we aren't sure what breed he/she is, so I'm not sure what to look for. Any guesses on the breed? He/she looked like a mallard duckling when I first got him/her, but the guy said his/her momma was black and white?
     
  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quacks looks like a Muscovy to me (or Muscovy hybrid?). Muscovy ducklings do look similar to Mallards sometimes. Not sure on the sexes, hopefully someone else can help with that. Are they old enough to have the drake feathers show?
     
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  3. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I though they were, but I know it can sometimes take longer for them to show. Thanks!
     
  4. DuckPan

    DuckPan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Black one is a Muscovy and a male for sure.


    -DuckPan
     
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  5. DUCKOBSESSED

    DUCKOBSESSED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont think the white one is a pekin. Way to small for a 6mo pekin.
     
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  6. MohicanHase

    MohicanHase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the white one almost looks like a runner, pekin cross, way to thin for a pekin!
     
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  7. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is it? I thought that when it was younger and uped the amount of feed I was giving them but they didn't eat any more than usual. Hm [​IMG]
     
  8. DUCKOBSESSED

    DUCKOBSESSED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats what i was thinking. Could be a white runner with a poor stance.
     
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  9. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I be concerned about his/her stance?
     
  10. DUCKOBSESSED

    DUCKOBSESSED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No it is just that some runners stand tall and others stand like most ducks. For the runner breed it is poor stance but it does not hurt them. Just not show quality. Some of my runners stand like that.
     

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