When do their voices start changing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by zooweemama, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. zooweemama

    zooweemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 4 Pekins and I am noticing one of them sounds distinctly different from the rest. More husky and low toned. They are a day or 2 shy of being 3 weeks old. TY!
     
  2. jessiduck

    jessiduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's about right. I have 3 indian runners, they're 4weeks old and their voices are starting to change drastically. Still some peeping now and then, but now more of a low quacking noise is starting to take its place.
    Drakes will make a hissing noise as I found out... I believe i have 2 girls and 1 drake!!!
    Good luck to you!
     
  3. jessiduck

    jessiduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the girls will make the low quack!
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My runners (all girls) started peep-honk! at about three weeks of age. Their first full blown WAAKS were a week or two later.
     
  5. zooweemama

    zooweemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aww how cute. Like duck puberty! haha!! It's fun listening for the changes.
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    It really did remind me of human kids' voices changing. And they went through an awkward stage, that's for sure.
     
  7. Baylor

    Baylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine all were somewhat noticeable around 3 weeks it was funny like they were trying to stop sounding different than the boys but just couldnt!
     
  8. jessiduck

    jessiduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol it's so true! They try to hide it but it just comes out anyway!
    It's the duck form of adolescence or puberty! I call it the "awkward stage" [​IMG]
     

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