Should I have broken up my rooster and drake fight?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by collingwood, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi my rooster and drake are fighting for the second time now! The rooster is the one causing all the trouble the drake has won the fight both times by using his weight on top of the rooster and pulling his feathers out! I filmed him doing so instead of breaking it up because I figured if they sorted it out themselves it's less likely that they will fight! I doubt the rooster will dare attack the drake now! Was I doing the right thing by just watching? How do you post videos? Because I want to show you what happened!
     
  2. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Please help!
     
  3. pdirt

    pdirt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, I don't know squat about ducks. But I suspect that regardless of being different species, they're both doing their male thing. Two roosters could get along just fine (we have 3 getting along so far), but it could also be a bloodbath. If they are really hurting each other, ie, you see blood or real damage, separate them immediately. If it's just your drake is defending himself against your rooster's instigation, it's your call to separate them or not. Perhaps they will work it out. If it continues or gets worse, it would probably be wise to split them up and/or find a new home for one of them.
     
  4. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Personally,I would have.

    My fright of the drake being spurred though.
    My drake,about maybe 3 2 years,got in a fight with my rooster.

    I never stopped it.The ducks and chickens (regardless of being different species),have a pecking order.
    My old drake,won his medal.Making my rooster punk out.

    How olds your drake?
     
  5. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! I'm not sure how old my drake is but he just got old enough to have ducklings! I just thought that if I keep an eye on them the rooster would learn to not mess with the drake!
     
  6. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is it possible to post videos?
     
  7. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  8. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well how?
     
  9. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right near the pic,in the left,os a video recorder thing,click it.
     
  10. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do I have to use youtube or vimeo?
     

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