how many drake to a flock

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Nvazquez, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. Nvazquez

    Nvazquez Out Of The Brooder

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    New at this sorry for stupid questions! I have 2 females and 1 male for breeding (duck) is that good for fertile eggs? Also how many to how many for chicken?[​IMG]
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    The best ratio of drakes to ducks is 3-4 ducks per male. The best ration of hens to roosters is ten hens to each rooster. You can do less females than these, but you need to keep your eyes out for any signs of overmating.
     
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    Nvazquez Out Of The Brooder

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    Great thanks! 70% humidity on lockdown right? I got to put them in lockdown tomorrow..
     

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