Crazy duck help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by animalbaby4everandalwyz, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. animalbaby4everandalwyz

    animalbaby4everandalwyz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am just curious as to why they do this...


    When i give my ducks fresh water my drake and one of my hens will get in the water and they will splash and all that good stuff. But after a few minutes she lays down flat all stretched out in the water and today she sis it on the ground and just quacked and quacked and my drake just bobbed his head...but when she lays down like that he "does his thing" and then he will run around in circles... why does she lay on the ground and why would he run in circles???I am just curious...

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  2. MysticalMom

    MysticalMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahaha. [​IMG] All that stuff is normal duck mating behavior. They're nutso when the hormones are raging:lol:

    I have a lot of young ones this season that are just coming into their own. It's crazy out in my yard right now. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2010
  3. Beryl

    Beryl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ha Ha , my two females do this to each other. Sometimes the wrong way round and sometimes across each other. So funny to see. The best bit is afterwards they just go crazy for a while running about and flapping and sometimes jumping into the pool. Great to see and funny to watch !
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  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Drakes often take a victory lap after a job well done [​IMG]
     
  5. animalbaby4everandalwyz

    animalbaby4everandalwyz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its hillarious i love to watch him run and bob his head...lol..they are nuts...[​IMG]
     

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