1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

mandarin duck mating question

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by mandarin1, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. mandarin1

    mandarin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    154
    8
    66
    Jun 13, 2015
    Hi everyone,

    I am new to keeping mandarins and I will have some next spring that will start mating (hopefully) but my question is, I have two hens and one drake mandarin, will the drake mate with both hens or will he only mate with one since I know that they're know for pairing?

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. exoticpoultry

    exoticpoultry Out Of The Brooder

    120
    13
    43
    Nov 28, 2016
    Hi I thought about getting some mandarins but waterfowl seem to be a little harder than land fowl.
    I will do some research and let you know.
     
  3. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

    10,620
    958
    376
    Nov 3, 2010
    it all depends on the Drake but generally he will mate with both ducks.
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

    10,620
    958
    376
    Nov 3, 2010
    How old are your mandarins
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by