Can multiple drakes live together?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by redhen, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    i am thinking of ordering a few more ducks to add with my 2 females....what would you suggest a healthy/happy hen to drake ratio be? i will only have 1 house for them..so they will HAVE to get along.....any advice, please and thanks! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

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  3. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    I heard 2 hens to one drake.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  5. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    [​IMG] sounds like a great deal to the drake huh? [​IMG]
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    yeah! he's gonna be happy!...[​IMG]
    so, if i had 4 hens and 2 drakes...could they ALL live together?? and not fight??
     
  7. xfilesnumber1fan

    xfilesnumber1fan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have 4 females and 2 boys..They never fight,the boys are sweethearts...Girls are fine too...
     
  8. tofuranch

    tofuranch What Came First????

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    Well....I have a group of 3 drakes and 3 hens---this group gets along great

    Also, I have a group of 7 Drakes and 6 hens....they are about 5 months old and still get along, they are their adult colors...but I an going to reduce the males in this group, just don't need so many
     
  9. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    so, if i had 4 hens and 2 drakes...could they ALL live together?? and not fight??

    [​IMG] Inquiring minds want to know. [​IMG]
     
  10. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Xfiles and Tofu, what breed(s) do you have? I take it they were raised together?
     

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