Pairs for the breeding season?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Arielle, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm new to ducks and needs some info.

    I have 2 females and 1 male. THe females are beginning to fuss about each other. Will I be able to keep all three together or will this be trouble?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    You should be able to keep them together.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They should be fine together. They are probably reasserting there place in their pecking order in the flock for spring.
     
  4. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    I agree. My ducks have to negotiate their own treaties from time to time. Once its all worked out, they will be fine. Probobly one will always be the last to eat, but usually it's my males that get fussy.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I wish i had a video camera, this morning was so funny i look out the kitchen window and my old drake was chasing the young drake had him by the tail feather then my gander joins in and is chasing after my old drake and caught him by the tail feathers. so I had 2 drakes and a gander linked together for a second. And my girls are being testy with each other too , just part of the starting of mating season. Thank goodness they will settle down soon.
     
  6. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Thank you everyone for your reassurance that all will be fine.

    Miss Lydia--that's part of the joy of animals, those kodak moments. lol
     
  7. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I know sure do need to start wearing my camera around my neck for those quick moments.
     
  9. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    If only we knew when theyd happen. One of Peking males has it in for our curioius yellow cat. Makes for some funny moments!
     
  10. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    lol

    Yup need a camera handy at all times.
     

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