Reintroducing drake to hen and ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by GracieJ, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. GracieJ

    GracieJ Songster

    Feb 16, 2018
    Wales, UK
    Hey there.

    My ducklings are now 2 and a half weeks old, they are inside the house with mom. However my poor boy Jemima is outside as he can’t go near the ducklings without pecking at them and when he sees Myrtle he tries to mate with her and she’s horrified. He just wants to come in.

    I feel so bad leaving my boy outside, he came indoors a lot when Myrtle was nesting but more importantly they were best friends. How can we reintroduce them without squabbles? I don’t plan on putting them out until at least 4 weeks old.

  2. blayt90

    blayt90 Crowing

    Jan 11, 2018
    Magee, Mississippi
    My Coop
    Can you bring him in but separate them where they can see but not touch?
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