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rooster on duck?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmerChef, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My cousins has a bunch of free-range chickens, ducks and turkeys and he has a banty rooster mating his ducks. He has his own hens. Every time i see him either on the back of a hen or a duck, or chasing one down. He's has black giants and other banty roosters.
    why is this rooster doing this? and why do the ducks let him? [​IMG] He can't make little duckins can he? i'm pretty sure he can't, but he's tryin.
     
  2. alabiologist

    alabiologist Out Of The Brooder

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    If you could only get a turkey involved somehow, you could grow your own turducken.
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
    if only. could become the new thanksgiving bird [​IMG]
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  5. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a banty rooster that will mate anything. My buff orpington hens bend down for him.
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    A co-worker of mine had rooster mating her ducks. They put some eggs in their incubator and one of the chicks that hatched had some webbing on its feet.
     
  7. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmmm......did a little searchin online. most results said they might fertilze some eggs but they won't hatch. other sites said they can't because they are not in the same genius.
    \\With a llitle help, loins, tigers, and leopards can breed. horses, donkeys, and zerbas can breed, but the males are sterile.
    if ducks and chickens can breed, they would need alot of tlc from breeding to hatching. would be cool if someone coould breed and hatch some. [​IMG]

    hmmm.... polish x muscovy, turken x peking, the possibilities.......[​IMG]
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Marans and Mallards! imagine....
     

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