male ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jfitz123, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. jfitz123

    jfitz123 New Egg

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    I am thinking about getting a few ducks and in my research everyone is saying that the male runner duck is a lot quieter than the female. I was wondering if you can keep just males together and not have any females. I have neighbors close to my house and the noise would make then very un happy neighbors.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    During the breeding season males by themselves get a little crazy - actually, frequently males with mates get a little crazy during the breeding season. A good drake is a joy to have around. A hormone driven maniac can sorely tryyour patience.


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  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many are you talking?
    A few should be fine.


    My runner girls went though a very 'loud mouth' stage and my neighbors could easily hear them. But then they quieted down. They aren't too very loud very often now - only when they want food and their dish is empty. Then the neighborhood can hear them.
    But the boys shouldn't make much noise at all.
     
  4. jfitz123

    jfitz123 New Egg

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    i am thinking about 3 or 4 runners
     

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