Mean male duck....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lexiredhead, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi guys! I have this drake who loves to bite me whenever I put my hand near him. He real loves to go after me when I walk away or when i pet his girlfriend. I don't understand this! Can anyone please help me to stop him from doing this? I have already tried grabbing his beak but he still continues to bite me. Thank you!
     
  2. RileyCalanchini

    RileyCalanchini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducks can be ornery. I have a male who's pretty mean. There's really no way to control their behavior. That's just their personality.
     
  3. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    It's mating season. He's protecting his lady love. :p
     
  4. RileyCalanchini

    RileyCalanchini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes! That to could be the cause!
     
  5. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    haha! Thanks guys! And on a totally unrelated note. I just built this incubator but the lightbulb is to hot, it is 40 watt. Can you please help me with that? Thank you!
     
  6. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm afraid I'm no expert on handmade incubators. I don't trust myself to make a good one, so I bought mine. My only issue with having one bulb is you may have some serious temperature inconsistencies from one side of the bator to the other, unless you installed a fan to circulate the air..
     
  7. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha! Thank you so much! I love your call duck!
     
  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    There are a lot of homemade bator threads on here! Sorry, I haven't paid attention to what they say on light bulbs, but I think most use a small computer fan to circulate the air. They are cheap and easy to get, and work great. Good luck! and post some pics ~!
     
  9. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok thanks!
     

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