muscovy drake attacking other drake

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by binji, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    jenkins and fionn were raised together under the assumption that fionn was a duck and jenins a drake but we were wrong. just within the past two or three days jenkins has become aggressive and has started fighting with our dog and pulling Fionn's tailfeathers. is there anyway to stop this besides relocation or murder?
     
  2. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    How old are they? You said you were wrong about your duck/drake assumption. Did they both turn out to be drakes?
     
  3. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    theyre at around 5 months and both are drakes
     
  4. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    I would separate them for awhile. Generally boys will get along when there are no girls around. You might have the exception. What kind of dog? I did read recently drakes will try to mate with anything. If it's a small dog, I would not let the drakes anywhere near it[​IMG]
     
  5. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ye i can try that
    and the dog and the ducks are actually about the same size, but she likes to play with them and i dont know if the ducks are playing back or attacking but she?? loves it???? it doesnt look like mating but ill keep an eye out
    thank you!
     
  6. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    How's it going now?
     
  7. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he really on seems to do it once or twice a day and it's not that bad and they still like to hang out, considering i only have two of them, so i havent yet resorted to isolation. but if anything does get worse ill probably clip his wing and put him in the sheep pen
     
  8. Ren2014

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    If it's not that bad, I would just continue to watch them closely which sounds like you are already doing[​IMG]
     

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