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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:24 pm 
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Its hard to take pics as they are always running away or moving behind each other.
Heres a short vid. I think there are two definite girls and one suspicious looking "girl" who seems to be holding his / her tail low. Pretty certain the one with the taped wings is a boy as they are all from one clutch and he is still not fully feathered but his facial markings are coming in. I guess he will start to get bigger in the next couple weeks.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 3:11 pm 
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Good idea. That makes it easier. I'm pretty sure you have three girls & one boy. The bird with taped wings being the boy. You may notice it has a courser head, larger bill & nail (thing on the end of the upper bill), slower gait (& bigger feet), plus generally larger bird.

The black & white (the one with more white) just in front of the taped wing bird could change sex though :laughing


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:26 pm 
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thats what I was thinking too. Thanks for your input rollyard.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:43 pm 
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Here's some photos taken today, pretty certain I have only the one drake.
On a side note his wings show no signs of droopy wing from the taping that we did, very happy thanks all for the great advice.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:14 am 
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Three young ducks & one well recovered drake. Nice outcome all round.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:19 pm 
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They are all looking really good :)

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Off topic - Silly question but what is the green feed you have in the water?

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