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Rouen pet duck circles

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mattyj1969, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. mattyj1969

    mattyj1969 New Egg

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    Hi,
    Does anyone know what it means or why my male Rouen duck circles me when I'm outside. I have made a game of it with him as I laugh and rub his sides as he crosses in front of me. This did start with my daughter though. I am hopeful that it means he's happy. Any thoughts are appreciated as this is our first but we have more on the way.
     
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  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Matty - sorry, i can't help you out on that one. Maybe he was a sheep dog in a previous life? [​IMG] Welcome to BYC and good luck with your impending new additions.

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Matty, that is a question best presented on the "Duck thread," just put that in the search box and it will pop. If he is a mature drake, maybe that is some sort of mating display.
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2016
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Yep, probably best to ask in the duck forum (although I do like CTKen's thoughts, lol).

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Andre94DnG

    Andre94DnG New Egg

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    My rouen drake started to do exactly the same to me but just to me. I have no idea why but its funny! Pls let me know of anyone knows anything about this behavior
     

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