Protective Sweetheart

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CrystaBub, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. CrystaBub

    CrystaBub Mother Duck to Jabby, Gabby, Abby and Dabby

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    Just had to share this. Pekin drakes get a lot of slack - sure they can be aggressive and rapists lol - but look at this darling standing guard over his girls today while they forage. You can only see one of the girls - the others are in the bushes. He’s done this all week. Wherever the girls roam, he stands about 5 feet away ‘on guard’. My little sweetheart :love

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  2. MissChick@dee

    [email protected] Crowing

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    :thumbsupNice to know there are still gentlemen. Nice looking too!
    Do you think he knows he’s handsome??? :thumbsup
     
  3. Golden Brahma 64

    Golden Brahma 64 Songster

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    Reminds me of my first time hatching ducklings with a broody duck this year!
    The drake would sit right beside her on the nest all day
    As if he was broody too!
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  4. MissChick@dee

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    Omg... you should enter that in the calendar contest!!
     
  5. CrystaBub

    CrystaBub Mother Duck to Jabby, Gabby, Abby and Dabby

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    I tell him everyday hehe!
     
  6. CrystaBub

    CrystaBub Mother Duck to Jabby, Gabby, Abby and Dabby

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    That is precious!
     
  7. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    I have never had an aggressive Drake with Hens. Your right, people assume they all are bad. I keep one per breeding groups. I have zero problems.
     
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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Such precious pictures. Love that Jabby is such a good body guard for his girls:love my Runner Snoop is that way with his girls . My Muscovy drake seldom ventures off with his too lazy:p
     
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  9. NoahSully

    NoahSully Songster

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    What a gentleman!
     
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  10. CayugaJana

    CayugaJana Free Ranging

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    That picture is so sweet. It’s nice he protects them while they eat. I notice my drake does this also, he watches the land and air for predators. And is the first one to sound the alarm.
     

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