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1 drake & 1 duck do i have a problem

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Hi

My duck died so i bought a drake and they are best friends but will they fight?

thanks 

post #2 of 3
No, but there is a good chance that he will over mate a single female. Be on the lookout for it and be prepared to step in and add more females. I've found that my single drake needed 4+ females.

My phone thinks that it is smarter than I, please excuse the typos and nonsense jabber.

 

5 ducks, 3 chickens, 2 dogs and 1 cat all in suburbia.

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My phone thinks that it is smarter than I, please excuse the typos and nonsense jabber.

 

5 ducks, 3 chickens, 2 dogs and 1 cat all in suburbia.

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post #3 of 3

Probably not, but the suggestion of being overmated is a real concern. Generally i like at least 3-4 ducks per drake. There are always exceptions though, if you cannot add more keep an eye and be prepared to step in if need be.

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~ Firefly Farms home to

Ducks, Chickens, Miniature horses, Sheep & rabbits, Plus fish, dogs, cats & parrots.

 

"A few hard Truths, One: There are only 24hrs in a day. Two: Scientists still haven't perfected a way to clone yourself. Three: Your list of chores stretches halfway to the back field"

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