Drakes mean to duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Sinay, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Sinay

    Sinay New Egg

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    We have five ducks that have been raised together. Both Khaki Campbells turned out to be drakes [​IMG], 2 Indian Runners and a Blue Swedish, which appear to be female. They have all been fine, but in the past couple of weeks, one of the runners has been being chased off and ostracized, especially by one of the [​IMG]drakes. Sad! Any thoughts and suggestions?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Split them up - try segregating the drake that runs the Runner off for a few days - just use a temporary divider fence, with water and food on both sides. Then maybe have both drakes segregated from the females. Sometimes splitting them up for a short time changes the flock dynamic. Just remember you are their protector.
     

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