Final Count

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by classroomducks, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2009
    Fort Worth, Tx
    I put leg bands on the ducks today and got to hear their voices indivudually. I have 3 male pekins 3 female pekins and 2 female mallards. I think thats a pretty good ratio isnt it? Will that be workable or am I going to need to get rid of one of the males? What do you guys think? The pekins can mate with the mallards too right? So thats 5 girls for 3 boys?
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2009
  2. pardygwyn

    pardygwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    I'd rehome a male, myself, just because the mallard girls are going to be a lot smaller. But the numbers are close enough that it's up to you!
  3. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    I have 3 Pekin males and 3 females and I haven't had any problems. Each of my males have selected their favorite female. I don't plan on getting rid of any of my males and if there happens to be any problems in the future, I'll just get more females. I love them all.


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