Help, duck plucking chickens feathers .

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by Olivers poultry, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. Olivers poultry

    Olivers poultry Just Hatched

    I have a 8 1/2 month old magpie duck and he is grabbing the chickens , which is plucking feathers, and trying to breed with them. i dont want to get rid of him so what can i do to stop him, also how can i help the feathers grow back?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Ducks have penises - roosters do not. A drake breeding your hens can physically injure/kill them. If you are intent on keeping him, provide him a separate pen and get him some duck hens.
     
  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Separate him before he permanently damages your hens...
     
  4. Olivers poultry

    Olivers poultry Just Hatched

    Thankyou , I will definitely separate him , and try to get him some ducks!
     

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