male ducks like roosters?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by frizzleman74, May 14, 2011.

  1. frizzleman74

    frizzleman74 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2010
    Fairfield County
    im going to get ducks soon and i really want a male because they're gorgeous. I just wanted to know if they are less friendly if they make noise and if their just mean, like the stereotypical rooster? thanks
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Male ducks are much quieter than the females. They have a quiet raspy quack.

    I haven't had any problems with mean drakes, but then, I raise mine as livestock and not as house pets, so I don't see much difference in behavior between the males and females.

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