Black Swedish drake mounts both hens and drakes..

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kaumlauf, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. kaumlauf

    kaumlauf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bossy Black Swedish drake who mounts both the hens and drakes. Our flock is a mix of TS Mallards and Black Swede mix. Is this normal for a bossy drake?
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  2. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. Totally normal. I think it's a dominance/pecking order thing. What is your male to female ratio?
     
  3. kaumlauf

    kaumlauf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 3 males and 4 females.
     
  4. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would probly help flock harmony if you had no more than 2 drakes. Drakes are always happiest here when they have 4 ducks to themselves. LOL
     

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