Scenario: Ok, yes, I have been watching... and I noticed that only one of my two mallard hens seems to be getting "attention" from the male. The female that isn't getting any "attention" tries REALLY hard. (Ya know, the head bob, the laying flat in the pool thing...) And he ignores her! So now I have 20 eggs in the bator.. And guess what. The 10 white eggs are doing great, the 10 blue eggs are duds. So guess which hen lays the blue eggs? The one that gets nothin' from the drake. Anybody have any suggestions or seen this happen before? I mean... it's nice that he's a "one woman man"... but, I'm gonna need him to mack daddy up here. They are mallards BTW.