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Duck is mating with Chicken????????

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by trixieanderson, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. trixieanderson

    trixieanderson New Egg

    Mar 13, 2012
    Bonney Lake, Washington
    Ok I posted a while back that my drake was chasing my silkie Rosster. Well we spilt them up! now the same drake is seriously mating with my chicken! He was on top of her doing the deed. He has three of his own females why is he doing this!!!! Help!!!!
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    You need to split your ducks and chickens up ASAP. Ducks can kill chickens by mating with them. If he has his own girls and he's still doing this he's unlikely to stop. Sounds like your rooster was protecting his hens from the drake.
  3. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2010
    San Diego
    I hope your hen is OK. Please don't put this guy with your chickens because ducks can kill a hen by mating. Hens aren't made to take in a duck's penis. Some drakes just want to mate with everything they can. Not all drakes are like that, but this guy is one of those that has a problem.
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

    May 24, 2011
    On, Canada
    Yes, i echo the rest time for some living arrangement changes. While not all drakes will mate with chickens some definitely do, the fact he has ducks of his own should decrease the risk but no guarantees as you have experienced, chickens and ducks are not compatible(mating wise) so their is significant danger to your hen, worse case scenario being death.
  5. mississippiman

    mississippiman Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 23, 2014
    I agree with everyone else split them up for now

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