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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Scovy Momma, Feb 23, 2012.
Quote:My uncles turkeys do that all the time! I didn't know that is what they were doing.
Yep, & when you see the tail feathers drop & almost touch their feet you know they are almost done...lol
Quote:Oh. I never see them produce any semen so I didn't think that's what they were doing.
I rarely see semen either, but that's definitely what they are doing. They do the exact same series of actions when standing on top of the hen...which also takes forever.
Fascinating, I had no idea!
Now I know why the broad breasted variety have to be AI'd
Yep, the tom would crush the hen trying to stand on her.
Makes me feel kinda bad for 'em, the poor, frustrated gents!
OMG this thread is wonderful today!!!
Pale girl has all the men at the moment... Ducky the scovy to her left, little boy to her right, big boy in front of him, with a very dirty big girl off to the far right. Narcissus and Echo of course, are behind the duck crew... In keeping with the thread, they are a pair bonded set.... ....of ganders... They can try all they want, but I don't expect any eggs from those two....