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Indian runner duck question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SamSimone, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. SamSimone

    SamSimone Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello guys,

    My Indian Runner duck who has hit puberty real bad, has a new weird thing he does.
    He grabs my hand and starts to kind of dance.
    He's not really attacking me because he has done that before and that was way more violent.
    Can anyone tell me what this is, and what I could do about it?
    I've added a link to a video of him doing it.
    [​IMG]
    Thanks :)
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have any other ducks? It looks like he's trying to mate.
    Like the ducks in this link.
     
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  3. SamSimone

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    No just this one, we do have 3 chickens and 3 bunny's.
    The woman where I bought him said you can take just one and it will be fine.
    I can't have another one, is there anything else I can do for him?
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    No, I think he'll be fine, but you might have him trying to mate on you a lot!
     
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  5. SamSimone

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    Allright, that's a relief :)
    Thanks for the info!
     
  6. beckybsc

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    I'm wondering if I should order two Indian runners when I order my chicks this year ?? I don't have a pond but I can fill up pools can they brood with baby chicks for a bit?
     
  7. petesgirl

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    yes because they are fun!!!!
     
  8. petesgirl

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    what a beautiful duck! Or I should say drake. How do you keep him from pooping all over your bed!
     
  9. beckybsc

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    Yes they are!! But are they slowed to be in the brooder box with the chicks??
     
  10. SamSimone

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    Hi!

    Sorry for the extremely slow answer haha!
    Yeah I think he's really pretty too [​IMG] Thanks!
    He has taught himself not to poop on me unless it's absolutely necessary, I don't know how he did it, but if he is asleep in my lap he will give me 'the look' and then I know I have to put him down, and then he poops on the floor and comes back to sleep on my lap haha :)
     

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