What type and gender of ducks do I have

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ravrocks5, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. Ravrocks5

    Ravrocks5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 ducks and I don't know what breed they are or their gender. I was hoping someone who is familiar with duck breeds can help me out.
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    I will post my other 6 ducks when they get back from their day of exploring.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Those that quack loudly are female - the ones with hoarse whispery voices are drakes.
     
  3. HadrianTheJew

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    The males from what i know have curled feathers on they're tail feathers and but females do not, also the males have very quiet voices rather than the females who have very loud voices
     
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  4. Ravrocks5

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    I'm thinking these 2 aren't spacing because they down stand upright.. They stand like the KhAki campbells
     
  5. Ravrocks5

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  6. Kroelies

    Kroelies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A boy and girl mallard. Or mallard cross.
    My girls also squeak when they beg for food, it's not very loud but very adorable!

    Edit: I think the crested duck is also female, drakes with that colour should have a green head.
     
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  7. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  10. Ravrocks5

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    What breed are the whitish ones in the back
     
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