drake trying to mate with another drake?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nmeyer3, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. nmeyer3

    nmeyer3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two male ducks and no females, and I have caught one trying to mate with the other two or three times now. Has anyone else had this problem before? What should I do about it? I don't want to risk him accidentally drowning the other. Getting females is not an option.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Drakes are very hormonally driven birds. The only way to stop this behavior is to separate the two of them until later in the season when testosterone levels drop. It is possible that he might inadvertently drown the other drake in his frustrated attempts at mating.
     
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  3. Quackalackin

    Quackalackin Out Of The Brooder

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    I witnessed my drake attempt to mate a crow the other day [​IMG]
     
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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I once saw a drake trying to breed a tree stump. That's desperation.
     
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    One of mine always attacks my feet when I walk
     
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