Duck and Chicken owners ....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mommysongbird, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Mommysongbird

    Mommysongbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2011
    Small Town, Virginia
    Do you have the problem of roosters mating with your ducks?

    We have 5 bantam roosters, 4 of which WILL BE LEAVING just as soon as I can find someone to take them. Anyway, they KEEP mating with our ducks as well as our hens. The have torn the feathers off one of my hens around her neck so bad that I had to Blu-Kote her today and they have started doing the same thing to one of our ducks.

    Can ducks produce chicks??? Or will those eggs NOT be fertilized? We are not trying to hatch any but just wondering?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Be super careful - anatomically things don't match up between drakes and hen chickens and the hens can be killed!!
     
  3. Mommysongbird

    Mommysongbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2011
    Small Town, Virginia
    My drakes aren't breeding with my chickens it's the Roosters breeding with my ducks!!! But I guess it is the same. :( What should we do short of killing all the roosters?
     

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