Interesting Duck Article

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DrakeMaiden, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    I found this article about duck . . . er, "equipment." Rather fascinating.
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow! I really have a hard time sexing ducks. Thank god the sexes are different colored. I'd like to think I get the geese right most the time (Embdens are self colored). They were swabbing one of the males at the Fair to check for AI. He put himself on display and I was shocked at the length. Usually when I'm checking the cloica you're lucky to see much of anything.
     
  3. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    Hey greyfields!

    The first time I saw one of my drakes mating and caught a glimpse of his member, I was rather astounded! [​IMG] I figure that's where the term "screw" comes from -- as in corkscrew? Considering how many phrases in our language seem to be derived from raising poultry (ie. "don't put all your eggs in one basket", "like water off a duck's back", etc.), I don't think its far-fetched.
     
  4. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    My wife gasped "What's wrong with it!?!" and then we both had a good laugh after I explained my minimal knowledge of the whole business end of waterfowl.
     
  5. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
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    Poor ducks. Did you know they were rated the most comical animal by a group of psychologists who study humor?

    When I told my mom what I had seen, she just said, "you've got some weird ducks!" [​IMG]
     
  6. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2007
    maybe that is where screw does come from. i thought it was pretty interesting how the female enjoying sex would let there be fertilization whereas rape might prevent it.

    i know with goats, the guy can want it as much as he can, but the female has to say yes. and boy does she say yes.
     
  7. TerrasCritters

    TerrasCritters In a new coop

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    Pigs have the cork screw issue as well.... [​IMG] LOL
    Man on man them things are like 4 feet long!
    Ok I am sorry LOL
     

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