How do you sex a duck ?

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MW1LCR
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How do you sex a duck ?

Post: # 92847Post MW1LCR
Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:57 pm

How do you sex a duck ?

We have been given 4 ducks, and a drake...and we don't know which is the boy.....any ideas ?

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Post: # 92885Post camillitech
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:09 pm

The drake makes a slightly different noise and will have a curl in his tail. He will also be the one on top :shock:

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Post: # 92900Post Millymollymandy
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:16 am

No, the one on top can be a girl, as I have discovered, much to my amusement! :mrgreen:

All my ducks are girls, even though I thought I was buying a boy and 3 girls. So as far as white ducks go, even those that breed them can't tell the difference.

Apparently the male has a wider beak! Oh yeah?

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Post: # 92945Post MKG
Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:48 am

Easy. Gather them all together and tell them you're going to eat all of their eggs. Most of them will look at each other and start a commotion. The one which is sitting slightly apart, casually cleaning the dirt from its webs and making no noise at all, is the drake.

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Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:20 am

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