KC Drake sitting on egg and is meaner

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AKnewbie, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So ever since the KC female started laying eggs, the male has become a bit more territorial. A few days ago, my husband caught him sitting on an egg and today, he charged at me when I was refilling their water in their coop.

    Anyone have any thoughts on what's going on?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Are you 100 percent positive it's a male?
     
  3. wildpeas

    wildpeas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't think that drakes sat on eggs?
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I have seen Bean sitting eggs for a short spell.

    I lost track . . . your drake has the curly tail feather, the whaspy voice, right?
     
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  5. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup. Dark head, curly tail feather and a non-quacker. 100% sure he is male.
     
  6. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and the eggs we've been getting have the white bulls eye.
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I heard from a friend that her call drake actually made himself a nest and sat in it for a few days.
     
  8. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are. My husband also said that he was fussing with the nest the same way that the chickens do with theirs.
     
  9. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    he is just being pretective, take the eggs away and dont let them nest and he will change his tune. Duck eggs are excellet in baked goods as well as cooked for breakfast. just because their is a drake and duck doesnt mean the eggs have to be hatched.
     
  10. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're not planning on hatching. We use the eggs for eating. I just wondered about the sudden aggression when he used to follow me around all the time. Also, do duck bites hurt?
     

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