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Mandarin Drake doesn't do mating ????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by masseyann, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. masseyann

    masseyann New Egg

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    Hello,

    I had 2 white mandarin drake that die 6 month ago, and I just got 2 new drake ( 2 year old ), they don't want to be near the hen. I put them 4 ( 2 hen,2 drake ) together. 2 drake always staying together. I don't know why ? what do I need to do ??? HELP>>>
    Thank you
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Give them time to feel comfortable first, mating will come later after they get to know the hens.
     
  3. masseyann

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    Thank you, I do hope it happen before mating season end.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You have a few months, I think they will get busy by then.
     

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