What gendre are my ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ducklings199, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. Ducklings199

    Ducklings199 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have three campbell ducks which are now 5 months old. One of them laid their first egg today and I am unsure of their genders. Can anyone help?
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  2. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look to be all female, you can check for definate by listening to their quacks. Only the females quack( kinda sounds like honking) the males will make a monotone raspy noise. Check out this link to here the male and female "quacks" http://www.majesticwaterfowl.org/artquacks.htm By the way they are beautiful especially the butterscotch one!
     
  3. Ducklings199

    Ducklings199 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awww thank you so much! That's really helpful. This sounds quite bad, but i've never owned ducks before, do you know what colour the brown one is because it is supposed to be 'blue' but others have said it is chocolate or khaki?
     
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    Awww thank you so much! That's really helpful. This sounds quite bad, but i've never owned ducks before, do you know what colour the brown one is because it is supposed to be 'blue' but others have said it is chocolate or khaki?
     
  5. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pleasure! The brown one is probably a dusky, the butterscotchy one, I have know idea you can even get cambells that colour, why don't you head on over to the cambell thread, I am sure they will be able to help you. (I know it is technically a khaki cambell thread but they should help you)https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/302654/the-khaki-campbell-duck-thread
     
  6. Ducklings199

    Ducklings199 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You. The Butterscotch is definately apricot, it is just the brown one i'm unsure of. Thank you once again :D
     
  7. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I am almost 100% sure that she is a dusky
     
  8. Ducklings199

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    Awww ok i have never heard of that colouring before!
     
  9. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanted to say that they are all BEAUTIFUL!! Love the darkest one, simply gorgeous! They do look like all females to me as well, but the voice is the one true way to tell, as Mccluckers has said. :)

    Also, what are those colored plastic things sticking out of the straw?
     
  10. Ducklings199

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    Thank you very much. They all have great personalities. And thank you for the help. They are actually pegs i used to play hoopla la with when I was little. I put them in the duck pen and they just seemed to like walking in and out of them and pecking at them so they stayed. :D
     

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