I'm struggling which drake to keep

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Giddyup, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Giddyup

    Giddyup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now there is 3 drakes and 4 hens. (I had to take the males to get the females I wanted)

    One drake is going for sure. that leaves me two. They each have paired off for the most part and have settled in better.

    The ducks have feather loss on the back of their necks due to the bad ratio...

    Logically 1 male to 4 hens is best...but I find it hard to choose between the two remaining. I think partly because selling the original one is the logical choice -- but we're a little attached.

    Do you guys think it will be too hard on the females with the two boys?
     
  2. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    no if you put 2 females with 1 male
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    If you have 4 females,then 2 males will be fine.
     

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