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Runner Duck Advice

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fowel Frenzy, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. Fowel Frenzy

    Fowel Frenzy In the Brooder

    May 24, 2011
    Is it normal for the ducks to relentlessly run down chicken flock? Seems that they pick on any hen cought coming out of the hen house.. they act very similarly to a roo..

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:My Muscovies will pick on a chicken if it gets to close but mostly ignores them. Might be they think it's fun. [​IMG]
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Songster

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    When I had runners they didn't diliberately go after the chickens but if the chickens got too close, they would grab the chickens tail. The chickens avoided them. The muscovy I have now are scared of the chickens. One chicken takes advantage of it but the scovy are starting to stand up for themselves. If your chickens are in danger of being injured, I'd seperate them though.

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