Pekin mating with WH?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MommaDuck, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. MommaDuck

    MommaDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Could a Pekin Drake seriously injure a WH Hen. Is it common? I contacted someone on CL about some WH ducklings and I get the feeling they don't want me to buy any. We have been going back and forth in email and they still haven't let me know of a time I can come out. Instead they tell me after I tell them I have two Pekins that a male could seriously injure a female WH.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Larger drakes can indeed injure and sometimes kill a smaller duck.
     
  3. And drakes are incredibly driven to mate . . . I had to get rid of all drakes but one, and he still is looking for more -- pursues a female goose in hopes that she'll fall in love . . .
     

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