Odd behavior

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Forest_Nymph, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. Forest_Nymph

    Forest_Nymph Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my male duck "doing" the dog....
    I was able to finally capture this on camera! He has been pestering the dog endlessly. Chance, the dog, seems oblivious of him other than the fact that he will pinch her nose and eyes if giving the opportunity. Most of the time the dog ignores him while she goes about her business of watching squirrels or monitoring the garden snake. (her fav pastimes)

    I was wondering if anyone else has noticed this issure with their pets. Mickey is a male call duck and has a female (Nougie) with him constantly. At first I thought he was just trying to protect his mate but then it got really weird to the point of following the dog INTO the house and getting it "on" on the couch. (which is caught on video too)
    She is yawning/panting because she has her sights on the snake in the garden...

    Thanks for any input you may have.
    Sylvia
     
  2. hdchic

    hdchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hehe, ya know, I would say this is a show of dominance on the duck's part, but being only familiar with dog behaviors, and not those of ducks or fowl of other types, I can just sit back and laugh, wondering what the heck? LOL
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Your poor dog!!!!!!
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    You should rename the duck "kibble", because when the dog gets tired of this he'll be on the menu! [​IMG]
     
  5. Chickaroo!

    Chickaroo! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww, they match!!!
     
  6. mtnchicks

    mtnchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    That is HILARIOUS!
     
  7. Forest_Nymph

    Forest_Nymph Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another angle of the pic....geesh

    So, this may or may not be "normal". hehe
     
  8. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    I think the real abnormality here is the fact that your DOG lets the duck DO IT!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    I want one of the offspring. flying dogs or barking duck. do lay eggs or have quackies??? [​IMG]
     
  10. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dog, Dharma, and our old cat, Itchy, used to 'do it' all the time. My friends turkey used to jump him. I've never seen a duck do that though. [​IMG]
     

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