Muscovy Behavior Interpretation?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by boadicea, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. boadicea

    boadicea New Egg

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    My duck tries to preen us a lot. He seems so excited to see us. But then he starts to nip harder and pull and twist. He starts making a huff, huff, huff sound. His head crest puffs up. I take this as territorial behavior. My daughter thinks he's just super excited to see us and can't control himself. He's about 5 months old.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I think he is in love with you.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2016
  3. boadicea

    boadicea New Egg

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    I'm pretty sure that's a possibility. He stalk us when we're in the house, going from window to window.
     

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