Do Drakes make Hens calmer/nicer?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Crazy4Fowl, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are getting 2 ducklings (females) in february. We are thinking of getting a drake duckling with them. People have told me drakes make hens calmer and nicer. I need the hens to be nice and calm because I am moving them in with my bantam chicken and I don't want them to attack her like the other chickens did. I had chickens who attacked her thats why I got her some duck friends. Please help Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    What kind of chicken, Silkie, Cochin game bird. Exactly what kind of bantam..
     
  3. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mille Fleur [​IMG]
     
  4. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Are you saying the ducks attacked the chickens or the chickens attacked the ducks?? I'm a little confused, sorry.
     
  5. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    MILLE fluer gamebird?
     
  6. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have ducks yet. I am getting them in feb. 2 female ducks. I want them to be nice to the bantam and if I get a drake to will it make the female ducks nicer to the bantam?
     
  7. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Are the ducks your getting young like babies or adults??
     
  8. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As ducklings. They will grow up with the mille fleur so I'm hoping they will like her since they will grow up with her. But I am wondering will they be nicer to her if the is a drake.
     
  9. Lacrystol

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    I have a game bird MILLE and boy they can be crazy at times exspecially a rooster. My girls are SOOO cool, they will lay on anything, omg my little tiny gamebirds would lay on a goose egg if they can get it under them.. My two girls tried to hatch out 15 to 20 eggs at one time, lol sooooo crazy.
     
  10. Crazy4Fowl

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    lol.... Do you have any suggestions?
     

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