he wants them all!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ladyj, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. ladyj

    ladyj Chirping

    Nov 16, 2008
    east texas
    good morning
    I love my crested buff drake Lex, but i am worried about his hens.
    he is a horndog from morning till night, very gentle with his hens but has started on Hoppy who till monday last week I thought was a drake. The problem is that Lex is trying to breed Hoppy witch would not be a problem, but Hoppy is only 2 months old. What i am not understanding is why with the 3 hens he already has is he trying for 1 that is not ready. sorry if this is rambling but i don't know what to do, when i separate hoppy from the others Lex finds ways to get over the pen into the covered baby yard. we also have mally who is a rouen the same age as hoppy but Lex does not bother her. HELP!
  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    It will probably be O.K. Sometimes drakes mount each other. I think it is also a dominance thing. They always want more wives. I often have seen the same thing. I have even had a great big Muscovy drake try to breed a little tiny Mallard hen. She will probably be O.K.

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