What breed/gender of my ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by feliciamarie, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. feliciamarie

    feliciamarie New Egg

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    We bought two baby ducks from the feed store a few months ago but didn't think to ask their breeds or genders. Was wondering if anyone could identify?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    We might be able to come up with some ideas.
     
  3. feliciamarie

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    Oops sorry! Thought it posted the pic! Here are our little ones[​IMG]
     
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  5. feliciamarie

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    This was taken May 13th so in not sure exactly how old they are :(

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  6. feliciamarie

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    I should note that there have been no eggs we have seen. I read on here that ducks don't lay until 20-25 weeks and I'm sure they are that old by now if in that picture of them as ducklings(taken May 13th). Do they hide them? We don't have anything that would eat their eggs in the backyard if one of them is a female :/
     
  7. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They aren't old enough to lay yet, but if females, may lay soon or not until spring.

    Do they quack? If they quack, they are girls. If they sound like they have laryngitis, and have a raspy quack, they are boys.
    The black one is a Cayuga and the fawn and white one is a crest fawn and white runner
     

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