excess drakes

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Table4Six, Sep 2, 2016.

  1. Table4Six

    Table4Six Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so I got eight ducks from a local feed store and they were straight run. I know it's risky getting straight run because you can end up with a lot of excess drakes and... that's what happened. I only got three females from the eight, and I need to re-home all of the five drakes, but who would take them? I'm a vegetarian so eating them is completely out of the question, so what do I do?? They've already been trying to mate with my chickens and that is unacceptable, and they've been fighting like crazy and one of the drakes is now alone because the dominant one kicked him out.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Craiglist is a place to start. You can't control what happens once they leave your property though so some may get eaten. When I post an ad which is not often I say Not for food just for pet home. Also there is a re homing thread here on BYC. In the mean time keep the drakes away from your chickens mating can kill your [email protected]
     
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  3. Table4Six

    Table4Six Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! And yes, id prefer they didn't get eaten.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

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