My Cayuga drake

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lillytheflower, Feb 24, 2018.

  1. lillytheflower

    lillytheflower In the Brooder

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    My male Cayuga duck is about 9 months old and keeps vibrating/wrapping his head around us/ and biting either our legs or arms. He also keeps doing the same to our hens and dog. I can’t tell if he’s trying to mate with us/ show us his love/ or is angry. Any idea why he does this? .
    Thanks!!
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    Welcome to BYC

    Your drake is experiencing hormonal over load and is looking for love in all the wrong places.

    Does he have any female ducks to shower his attention on?

    Keep him away from your chicken hens they are not compatible in the sex department. Rooster don't have a penis and drakes do which can mortally injure your hens if he mates with one.
     
  3. lillytheflower

    lillytheflower In the Brooder

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    Oh my, that’s concerning. No he doesn’t have a female duck we currently can’t take another duck into our home. Would that be the only solution?
     
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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    No, you can keep him with out any females. But drakes are very hormonal and need to learn that biting isn't acceptable behavior. Best thing would be to get him some female ducks though.
     
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