Weepers Quacking in the Rain - Sexing Help?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 4hooves&featheredfriends, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. My four-week old blue runners could not wait to get out to play in the rain. It was so dark this morning - too early to sex at 4 weeks?




  2. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Yep...its too early, the only way you could sex them, not always correct, is to listen to them speak. If they quack loud, its a female, if they made a raspy quack or a chirp, its a male.
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I love goofy teenager ducks! [​IMG]
  4. Thanks, they provide minute-by-minute entertainment. 2 of the three are always talking when I am around "weep-weep" noises, almost a honk sound and little whistle sounds. Then there is "little one" that talks the least - this one is also less likely to eat from my "beak" (fingertips).

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