Duck Being Mean. Please some advice needed.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chriswardens52, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Chriswardens52

    Chriswardens52 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2011
    DuckVille Montana
    [​IMG] OK folks sooo I have a duck that is nice to me. But when it comes to here being nice to my 6 week old mallards she acts like demon spawn. She will bite there wings and pull feathers out. I dont know if she is aggressive or just mad cause she is laying eggs. Any advice is welcome.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Try to separate her from the mallards until they are more mature. Bigger ducks pick on smaller ducks. It's the pecking order, and sometimes it can get out of control with drastic results.
  3. keyt1969

    keyt1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Definitely separate them! Although I do have some ducks (only the drakes) who do the same thing to adult ducks, especially when it's time for snacks or regular feedings.

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