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drakes and roosters

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by beerock, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. beerock

    beerock New Egg

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    Hi there,
    We are looking to get a few ducks to add to our farm. We plan on raising the chicks and ducklings separately but wondered if only a straight run is available and we have a couple of drakes, will they do okay around a rooster? Does anyone have experience with this or advice? We have raised chickens for years, but have not tried ducks yet.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You should be fine :) I raise both ducks and chickens and I've never had a problem with drakes and roosters together. My ducks are definitely dominant over the chickens so the drakes will make a rooster move if it's in their way but I've never had any trouble with them over the years.
     
  3. beerock

    beerock New Egg

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    Thanks for the reply, that is a great help!
     

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