mallard drakes

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Boogiesmom, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. Boogiesmom

    Boogiesmom New Egg

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    We have 3 hen mallards and 1 drake. They are 5 months old and today we noticed that the drake has pecked the feathers off of one of the hens back. Can someone tell me why this is happening and what do we need to do!!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Sorry about your ducks. You will want to post this in our ducks section for all those duck experts to help you out with your birds...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

    I don't know anything about ducks, but I hope someone can help you out there and you can get your hen back to good health soon.
     
  3. Boogiesmom

    Boogiesmom New Egg

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    Thank you! I posted the same question in the duck section after I realized that I had posted here! :)
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about ducks (although I've had a few), but I'm sure one of our experts in our duck section will be able to help you out. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your ducks.
     
  6. Boogiesmom

    Boogiesmom New Egg

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    Thank you! Glad to be here!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     

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