3 drakes getting along with only 4 females to share. HOW?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by littlepip, May 26, 2019.

  1. littlepip

    littlepip Songster

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    I have 3 drakes and...BEFORE YOU JUDGE ME, I'm getting rid of 2 very soon. the thing is, a few weeks ago they were trying to kill each other, (normal drake behavior) and now today and yesterday they've been totally fine together! HOW? I only have 4 females, and usually they compete for a mate. all the drakes were even hanging out in the pond together, and not arguing over the girls for once. Is mating season over??
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    I'd chalk it up to 'good luck' on the part of the duck hens and you.
     
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  3. Thunderduck9

    Thunderduck9 Chirping

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    I have 5 boys and 5 girls they all get along fine.plus I have 3 squatters from the farm up the river and 5 more mallards that also stay here all day ,along with 2 geese and 7 goslings they all seem to get along just fine.so you never know
     
  4. littlepip

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    The thing is my drakes we're trying mg to kill each other before but now all the sudden they're fine. :rolleyes:
     
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  5. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Possibly mating is over and the Drakes will eclipse soon. Then the fighting will begin again once they have nuptial plumage.
     

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