Duck pairs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by franch, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. franch

    franch In the Brooder

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    I have four runner ducks (two male and two female) and one Peking drake. The runners have just started trying to mate and I'm worried that if the Peking jumps in on this he will hurt the runners. If i get him a girlfriend his own size will he pair off? Or as long as he is together with the other ducks will he want to start mounting my little runner girls? Thanks in advanced!
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Ducks don't pair off really. Drakes breed any Hens available..You have too many Drakes. You only need one Drake.
     
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  3. franch

    franch In the Brooder

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    Yes i know! I have three to many drakes! I only wanted hens but the place i got the runners wouldn't let me sex them and the Peking is a rescue.

     
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  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Separate during breeding season because it generally gets bad for the Hens.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "Be Strong in the Lord"

    Or get a bunch more females :) we do our best to enable maybe a few Pekins for your lone Pekin drake My Buffs even though hatched with my Runners really like to hang out together too so maybe getting your Pekin a few girls of his own will keep him from the Runner females
     

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