Is this normal???(PICS)

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Goat_Walker, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    When my breeding pair of ducks are"doing their thang" my old monarch decides he wants to join in sometimes. He is an old guy around 15 years old.


    I asked about it before, and i got the response that he was trying to knock my other drake off. ( i only have 2 drakes[mallard and domestic bibbed mallard] and one female[ the buff on bottom] )

    Now, the question is:
    Is it just the mood , do i have a gay duck, or is the poor old guy just looking for attention, you tell me!


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    Last edited: Aug 5, 2008
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, but that's funny! [​IMG]
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    I know its funny, lol
     
  4. mlheran

    mlheran Chillin' With My Peeps

    My ducks (male and female) do that sometimes, it seems the interested female makes "welcoming" noises and everybody sort of descends -either trying to woo her or get the other guys out of the way. It's just ducky behavior -I've seen it in the large groups at public ponds, too. [​IMG]

    And hey, is the monarch a Magpie? He looks so much like my duckies! [​IMG]
     
  5. starshrike

    starshrike Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poor girl at the bottom of the pile. Sure is funny though!
     
  6. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Looks like at the end he has a good laugh [​IMG] I can't help you, I don't know anything about ducks but it was funny. [​IMG]
     
  7. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    As soon as she gets in the pool he goes after her. SHe has 6 eggs in a nest ( this is her first time) so she is in there in the morning and out bugg hunting during part of the day [​IMG]
     
  8. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

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    Well my duck used to "do it" to a bucket.
     
  9. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe it is completely normal. Ever watch the young cockerels in the coop? Once one "grabs" a hen, every cockerel in the pen is trying to get on.

    I would suggest getting another duck hen or two. That way, there is enough "love" to go around.

    -Kim
     
  10. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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