what age to tell them apart

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by adorable, May 17, 2010.

  1. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have call ducks. What age do i start seeing which ones are males and females.?
     
  2. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can someone try to answer.[​IMG]
     
  3. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you get your first good indication when they start quacking at about 5-6 weeks. The females will have a more traditional Quack, quack, quack. Otherwise I think you wait for a curly tail feather on the males which I believe shows up in a few months. But there are others here with much better knowledge than me, so hopefully someone will reply with a more definitive answer.
     
  4. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks. You are right.I looked it up on the net. I think i have more males than females.
     

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