Fighting ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stephen k, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. stephen k

    stephen k Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello we have 4 ducks!2 girls and 2 boys!all KCs!the 2 boys seem to pick on 1 of the girls more than the other 1!especially when there sexing when 1 is on top the other 1 pecks and bites the head of the girl and she's quacking by the sounds in agony!have any of you seen this before?
     
  2. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, you have too many drakes. A good ratio is 1 male to 3-6 females. Can you get more girls? If not, you may need to re-home one of the drakes, or separate the drakes from the ducks.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

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  4. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need more females or you need to rehome one of the boys. You could also run 2 flocks, one just females and one just males. Right now you need to separate them so they don't gange up on her.
     
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  5. stephen k

    stephen k Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys!we had more girls but mr fox got them!we will get more females!thanks for your advice :)
     

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