Drakes happy together?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by RamblingRhonda, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. RamblingRhonda

    RamblingRhonda Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there everybody,

    I am in debate about what to do with my extra drakes. I have 3 hens and 4 drakes, all are call ducks. My problem is that I do not want to part with my drakes but I am not prepared to get females for every one of them. Will they be happy in their own 'drakes-only' pen? If they would be happier with females I will likely re-home them. I also thought that it was best to keep them in trios but I read a lot about people keeping pairs. Would I be able to put them each with a single female in separate pens? I would be willing to get one more female to try that.
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Pairs should be fine or you can find a couple great homes for the extra boys and keep your ducks together in a big pen.
     
  3. RamblingRhonda

    RamblingRhonda Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok:) thankfully i still have time to decide!
     

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