Normal for Young Female mallard to act aggressive?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lilki, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. Lilki

    Lilki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two mallards, a male and female, who are around 9 weeks old. The past few days I've noticed the female getting nippy. She's too young to be laying so I don't know why she'd be cranky. She's chasing the dog and even went after her male buddy. Is this normal?

    Also is it typical for the males to be a lot less outgoing than the females?
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2016

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