Drakes vs Roos Question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Buster, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Will a drake protect his girls the same way a rooster will? Should I worry about my drake fighting with my roos in the yard? The ducks seem to hang out in a posse together and don't mix much with the chickens- in fact they drive them away from treats if they can. Just wondered if I have to worry about my drake fighting with my roos.
  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    I don't think a drake will fight specifically with the rooster. Come breeding season, it seems a drake will jump on anything that moves.

    I don't think you will have problems. I don't think drakes fight like roos do and if problems do arise, one of the other can take the route of the hog. [​IMG]

  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks. None of them seem to have troubles right now. They seem to have groups of their own and stick with them for the most part.

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