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ducks chasing each other...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shadust1, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2011
    loretto, pa
    so as i had put in a previous post that my 2 ducks had finally wondered down to our ponds...well my boyfriends dad already has his 2 ducks down in the pond...so they r both female and i have a male & a female....so the male duck was in the water yesterday chasing the one female around the pond...thinking that he is just showing the other 2 who the boss is..lol...but what i thought was really funny is the female duck was literally diving under the water and disappearing and popping up like 5 feet away...it was really entertaining...my male duck would just start floating away like...ok...showed her...then she would pop up 5 feet away n he would take off after her again....i didnt know that ducks could dive like that let alone swim under water and pop up somewhere totally different...man i am learning new stuff everyday..he is either showing her he is the boss or he is trying to mount her...but she was super fast...lol....

    now...this isnt anything i have to worry about is it???
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Nope, just ducks being ducks. I think you have come to the proper conclusion he is showing his dominance also with hopes of catching and mating the hen.

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