duck nodding head is this normal

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by louandneil, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. louandneil

    louandneil Out Of The Brooder

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    My male duck has started to nod his head to the female and then tries to push her beak and bite her neck. Is this normal?[​IMG]
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    It sounds like mating behavior. I've seen may drakes do similar things.
     
  3. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never seen a Drake do the nodding, but yes its very normal mating behavior for the female!
     
  4. louandneil

    louandneil Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah that's what I thought. They r only 14 weeks old I didn't realise they started so young
     

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