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Female on female?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckBoy323, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. DuckBoy323

    DuckBoy323 Chirping

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    I Just saw my female Rouen get on top of my female Pekin duck. Is this odd or do they do that??[​IMG]
     

  2. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Songster

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    sitting on the toilet
    Maybe they were fighting
     
  3. 70%cocoa

    70%cocoa Songster

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    That is not that unusual. I have two females (sisters) that do that now and then. It's nothing to worry about. It doesn't effect egg production. Both my girls lay an egg a day.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    They're feeling their hormones. I call it "hop on top" and a friend of mine calls it "surfing." It's normal for ducks.

    It's a sign, if they haven't begun laying yet, that they are getting ready to do so.
     
  5. duckdad

    duckdad Chirping

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    Surfing ??? .....................[​IMG]
     
  6. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    Yep that's not uncommon, its hormones like Amiga said and some animals do it when they are ready to reproduce or come into production, I've had female ducks do that before, I've had female goats mount each other when they are comming into heat, and our female chihuahua has been mounting the cats lately, so its common in many animals and nothing to worry about.
     
  7. LLCoyote

    LLCoyote Chirping

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    Lol! My female gets ontop of my male! When I didn't know she was a girl it was REALLY confusing around here XD
     

  8. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Crowing

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    My pekins females do that too.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I see it with my Muscovy girls alot during mating season.
     

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