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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by khurbanx, May 21, 2019.

  1. khurbanx

    khurbanx Songster

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    I have a magpies duck and 3 1 year old ducks

    The magpie duck get on with the girl but unfortunately she don't get on with the boys

    This what I've tried and running out of idea

    - Boy plus both girls
    - all 4 to geather at feeding time but boys was not intered

    The boys seem to want to hump and pall the feather of the magpie duck

    I need to get them integrated asap but the boys keep hurting her

    So what do I do ?

    I'm scared they gonna really hurt here.

    Magpie duck fully grown and been living in the pen with them but separate cage
     
  2. Ryder

    Ryder Songster

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    You have 2 Males and the they will fight the other duck to get to the female so I would say rehome one male or get like 4 -7 more females
     
  3. khurbanx

    khurbanx Songster

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    I can't afford anymore ducks as I don't have the space and iv had my 2 boys and 1 girl since they was bored and never had any problems with her

    It when I try with the 4 ducks they males wanna hump the magpie duck .. but she get on well with my female duck
     
  4. Jbently28

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    Yep, your problem is that it's mating season and unfortunately that is going to happen when you have too many males or not enough females. Typically, you would want at least 3-4 females per male. If not, the males with overmate the females and fight.
     
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  5. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Hello...Separated pen for the Hen until you get rid of other Drakes. Get more Hens and only have one Drake. Or only get her Duck Hen friends.
     

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