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post #11 of 14

It's the ducky dance.

I have found no dominance to it, they just seem to like going through the motions. Mine all take turns on being on top.

post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by GermanChick View Post

Do I have a case of gender identity crisis?????



Yesterday I saw my female white layer duck mating my female indian runner in the pond. She almost drowned that poor thing!!!!



Both are definitely female, no doubts about that. I have two drakes and my white layer is definitely not one, she is the loudest quaker and has no drake feather. What's going on?????????

 



totally normal as you probably have heard, my muscovies do it all the time it is completely a dominace thing among females even when males are present.

now if you see a male and a male then yeah they're actually mating because males fight, not mount.
I love my muscovies!!! Wood ,Wood ( yes two ducks named Wood), Shell, Flo, Black cap, Trumps, Mute, Egyptian, Indie, Silver, Spur, Salty, Gaddy, NeNe, Widge, Swiss, Mist, Eider, Comb, Leo, Frost, Eos, Fawn, Orchid, Goldy, Tulip, and Pine
Mandarins: Sky and Ember

In memory:
Marble, Lil bit, Europe, Mask, April, Buffy, Marigold, Canvas, Rosey, Mallard, Farm, Crest, Smew, and Celeste
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I love my muscovies!!! Wood ,Wood ( yes two ducks named Wood), Shell, Flo, Black cap, Trumps, Mute, Egyptian, Indie, Silver, Spur, Salty, Gaddy, NeNe, Widge, Swiss, Mist, Eider, Comb, Leo, Frost, Eos, Fawn, Orchid, Goldy, Tulip, and Pine
Mandarins: Sky and Ember

In memory:
Marble, Lil bit, Europe, Mask, April, Buffy, Marigold, Canvas, Rosey, Mallard, Farm, Crest, Smew, and Celeste
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post #13 of 14

These posts are a hoot!

 

I have 3 ducks, 1 mallard and 2 pekin, all female, all laying eggs.  I see this behavior ALL the time, especially when I change the water in the pool. The heads start bobbing and the tail twisting and mounting begins. I too wondered if she was going to kill the one on the bottom.  I just thought they were doing "duck things"! Ha!

 

I am new to BYC and am really enjoying the posts!

post #14 of 14

I laugh hysterically at my girls when they do this. But I'm always ready to intervene if needed. Sometimes they get a little too rambunctious and someone's head gets submerged for too long.

 

Here's one of their PG  duck game videos. This one is safe for work!

 

They  usually get a lot more rambunctious and a lot more flagrant in their behaviors.  

 

 


Edited by cayugaducklady - 10/14/15 at 10:26am
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