My runners' ducklings hatched about 2 weeks ago. I found the first duckling laying outside of the nest, but was able to save it. After that, I separated the adult ducks, and Edna took care of the rest of her babies. Today, the adult ducks were in the yard together and I brought the babies outside to walk in the grass for the first time. Bill, our drake, was intent on biting them, despite me pushing him away. Usually, if he is feeling a bit aggressive (he sometimes chases the kids, but doesn't really do much else), I can nudge him away and it ends. But today he was determined to get the ducklings. I can't find any other stories about this type of behavior. It's kind of inconvenient bc it means that if the adults are together (which they prefer to be--Edna seems to have chosen Bill over her ducklings), the ducklings have to be inside. If this doesn't stop once they're out of the brooder I'm not sure what we'll do. Anyone have any similar experiences or advice?