Boy beating up my girl..... :(

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckyGurl, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    Hey everyone,
    so I have two white Calls, and my big Pekin/Campbell girl. The Calls are a pair, so I expected them to mate. Which they have been, in the pool. Unfortunately, he seems to be creating a bald spot on the back of her head, where he "grabs on". I really don't want to separate them, because he'll be super sad, but I really want to show her at Fair this year and if her head is all bald then that isn't possible. Ideas, other then separating/selling?

    Thanks so much!
    P.S. I've only seen them doing it in the pool...so maybe not allowed in the pool together?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    This behaviour is very typical, he has to hold on and the neck and head usually take the worst of it. It should slow down some in a month or so, when is your fair. You could just dump the pool and see if that helps but he'll probably still try on dry ground.
     
  3. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    Okay, thanks so much!! I really appreciate the help.

    Again, thanks!
     

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