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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by animal craze, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. animal craze

    animal craze New Egg

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    Hi New here just want to say Hi .For new I have 1 Duck name quacker he raised with a rooster and three hans. Now he thinks he's a chicken that like water .I recently got 3 ducklings i'm hoping that at least one of them or a girl so i can give him a girlfriend but i don't know if he will know that he's a duck and not a chicken.I know now he try to breed with the chickens.I'm hoping getting more docs that he realises that he is a doctor and not a chicken guess i will find out
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sometimes it's best to keep ducks and chickens separated. If you do end up with drakes when their hormones rage they will try breeding chicken hens. Drakes have a much different apparatus than roosters and can injure or even kill a hen chicken if they keep attempting to breed them. I have no idea how many girl ducks each drake needs to be satisfied. You can go to the "Other Backyard Poultry" forum above and post on the duck threads for more advice.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Great advice there for you from drumstick diva. I too would seperate him from your chickens so he can't hurt them. Definatly drop by the duck section for more advice on ducks https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

    Good luck with your new ducklings and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock".

    Drumstick Diva has given you some good advice.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. leilanio

    leilanio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the best resource for all things chicken! [​IMG]
    I find I can literally spend hours on this site hopping around and reading how to do better for the girls.


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  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    You probably need to separate them.
     
  9. MutzFarm

    MutzFarm Out Of The Brooder

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  10. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    [​IMG]Welocme to BYC!!! It is an aweosme forum (the BEST in the world) and has a great comminity!!! Hope you have a great time and learn A LOT!
     

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