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ADVICE NEEDED: CHICKEN RAPING DUCKS

post #1 of 7
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Hi All!

 

My brother is raising two male runner ducks and three wyandottes.  He called me in a panic today because his runners have started raping the chickens.  Any suggestions for him?  Otherwise, I have two ducks ready for soup.

 
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post #2 of 7

They need to be separated IMMEDIATELY. If not they will seriously injure or KILL the hens. 


Edited by Kevin565 - 1/11/13 at 8:04am

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post #3 of 7

I would seperate them and/or have some roast duck.

post #4 of 7
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Yeah....that's what I thought hit.gif

 

He and the kids will be bummed out.

 
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post #5 of 7

Ducks rape chickens. Seriously and they do kill them - this I have read over and over on BYC. But I have not had ducks, only geese and chickens.

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Black Australorps, Easter Eggers, Buff Minorcas, and Nankins. 

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post #6 of 7

Maybe next time they could just get females so they don't have to worry about mating?

 Say NO to Crested Ducks!                     Common Chicken Practices          Learn more about Avian Influenza

 

 

"Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live."

— Gianni Versace

 

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 Say NO to Crested Ducks!                     Common Chicken Practices          Learn more about Avian Influenza

 

 

"Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live."

— Gianni Versace

 

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post #7 of 7

My runner drake went through a short period where he kept trying to mate a gander. It was so silly. Would not have been funny had it been a hen though. He really needs at least 4 female ducks for the 2 drakes or get rid of or separate them from the chickens.  

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