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Body language explained?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shalehperry, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. shalehperry

    shalehperry In the Brooder

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    We are new to ducks. Is there a primer somewhere on how to read the body language?
     

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Last edited: Jan 28, 2014
  3. shalehperry

    shalehperry In the Brooder

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    We are curious about the tail waggles. Both are male and female do it. We have not had them long enough to see patterns yet.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    What breed are you talking about? i have Muscovy's and mostly my drakes do the tail wagging which I'm pretty sure means they are happy and content,.
     
  5. shalehperry

    shalehperry In the Brooder

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    We have a pair of Welsh harlequins.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

  7. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    My drake is constantly wagging his tail. He does it for excitement, contentness and because it makes him look sexy to the girls.


    I have a video here of him doing just that. He is a happy fella.

    He also head bobs when I say his name.
     

  8. Speceider

    Speceider Songster

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    There are a lot of papers and books on duck behaviour. ..check Johnsgard and McKinney.

    Clint
     
  9. shalehperry

    shalehperry In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the help all.
     

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