duck behavior

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Songster

    Dec 14, 2007
    NE Indiana
    my husband wants to get a domestic mallard or a rouen (male) this spring. I already have a female pekin (Quackers) and a male muscovey(Quagmire) who seems to be protective of the female. I want to get a chick but I heard it is hard to bring in little ones with an adult male already there. Has anyone had such expieriences. Any ideas how to make the transistion. Thanks.
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Having more male ducks than females is never a good idea. Your lone female won't get any peace once there are 2 adult males.
  3. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    at work and gotta go but just wanted to say that mr quackers (male pekin) here in nm says hi to ms quackers in indiana.
  4. lannabun

    lannabun Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    my ducks seem to actcept when i add new ones but . i do have a ton of females and about the same in males .. but i agree more males ?? one female maybe not the greatest .. but im not sayin it wont work ..
    and hello from and othere indiana person .

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