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Drake or Hen?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by obsidianembrace, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. obsidianembrace

    obsidianembrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first duck, Clyde about a month ago. He's a call duck and I got him from the county fair and I want to get him a friend. We were thinking waiting until next summer to get another duck, but he seems really down the last couple weeks, so I want to do it now. What are the pros/cons of a hen and then of a drake? I have some ideas in my head about both, but I'm new to this and don't really know much.

    So I'm coming to you guys [​IMG]
     
  2. taras.farm

    taras.farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    girls CAN QUACK LOUD! but you get eggs and ummmm your lil boy will be happier
     
  3. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I'd definitely get a hen. Two drakes can get along fine as long as there are no females, but there's always a bigger chance of fighting and aggression with two drakes. Besides, hens lay eggs! [​IMG]
     
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Girls are REALLY loud but you can have eggs and Babies [​IMG]
    and two drakes together get to be buddies - but no eggs or babies.
     
  5. Squirtchy2009

    Squirtchy2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh defo get a hen or maybe two [​IMG]
     

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