Drake to hen ratio question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sonjab314, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Can one drake keep 2 hens fertile or should I keep two drakes, one for each hen?
     
  2. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    1 drake will be plenty to keep your hens fertile.
     
  3. Duck Keeper

    Duck Keeper Songster

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    I might even get more females so that they didn't get over bred. Drakes can be really... Zealous.
     
  4. The Duck ABC's

    The Duck ABC's Songster

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    One drake can easily take care of 9 hens.
     
  5. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Thanks everyone.
     

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