What are the chances????

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by duckyfromoz, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I have been hatching out small numbers of Indian Runner ducklings over the last 6 weeks..Sold a few already- and there is a lady coming to buy some tomorrow. I told her she can choose out of the ten I have here- and she said she isnt too fussed about colour or age- but wants a male and a female. Most are at an age I can sex by the voice now. The five I already sold were 1 male and 4 females.


    But my dilemma is..... I think all ten I have here now are female. [​IMG] I hear definite loud quacking voices from 8 of them- and going by the colouring of the other two- they are also females...So if I am correct - So far from 15 ducklings hatched I had 1 male and 14 female.

    Anyone else ever had the fortune to have a male to female ratio like that before???
     
  2. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
    sounds like a good ratio to me LOL unless you wana sell em!
     
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I have a few spare adult drakes at the moment.....But she wants babies.... I have been listening to the noises they were just making while eating breakfast.... all 6 older babies are def. female.... The younger 4 are the ones I cant be certain about- but I can hear two girls minimum in that brooder... If the lady was driving three hours to come and get them- I would offer her some kind of arrangement- or get her to come back when I have more boys.... I am happy to have so many girls....But just hope it doesnt mean that I will have a few hatches that are all boys coming up soon to even out the numbers.
     

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