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1 drake & 1 duck do i have a problem

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck-horselover, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. duck-horselover

    duck-horselover Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    My duck died so i bought a drake and they are best friends but will they fight?
    thanks
     
  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    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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