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Is there a way to stop a drake?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Supermommy486, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Drake who is kinda segregating two of the four females I have. One of them he has pulled all of her feathers just about out of the back of her head and she almost has no saddle feathers left. I have separated him from the group, so my question is can I do anything to alleviate the situation or is he doomed for duck stew? She had very little missing when I got her but she was with a larger number of ducks so I thought that may have been the cause.
    Thanks for the help!!!
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2011
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    He sounds like a overly aggressive breeder. Adding more female may help the situation but most likely he will not change. Some drakes are just naturally too aggressive to be in a flock.
     
  3. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darn. Ok, thanks for the input, I really appreciate it!
     

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