Males behaviour

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by inkedlady, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. inkedlady

    inkedlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 male swedes have both been doing a strange thing ,they lower their heads n then they charge forward is this a mating thing as they don't fight they are real best buddies follow each other everywhere
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Yes it is, are they doing it to each other or you?
     
  3. inkedlady

    inkedlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems like its aimed towards to one
     
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    inkedlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Towards no one I meant
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    You mean they are just randomly puting their heads down and charging at nothing? I bet that's comical. LOL
     
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  6. inkedlady

    inkedlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's strange but it is funny and they end up facing each other and their heads look like a love heart I've tried to video them doing it but Neva do it when I want them too
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    You may even see them try to mate with each other which is normal behavior, Just don't let them try it with you or children if you have any.
     
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    inkedlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen one get one top of a girl n then they other climbed on his back
     
  9. AmandaVirus

    AmandaVirus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My females will try catching flies in the yard by stretching their necks out, lowering their heads to the ground and charging at them. They also do this to the chickens when they're too close.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    And that can be dangerous for the duck if she is in deep water. I didn't realize you had ducks to go with your drakes. Could just be some dominant behavior your seeing then,. My ducks do the neck stretching up at the pool they will stretch their necks out and skim the top of the water.
     

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