Strange behavior?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Princessred, Jul 14, 2019 at 6:37 AM.

  1. Princessred

    Princessred Chirping

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    I have two drakes, and I noticed that one had made a little hole in the on the ground and was laying in it. It’s like hidden be hind the duck house, is this normal?
     
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  2. Magnolia Ducks

    Magnolia Ducks Crowing

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    Yes they love to dig
     
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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    My Muscovy drake makes a nest inside his house in the shavings he loves to do that. As for outside if it’s really hot where you are the cool dirt probably feels good.
     
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  4. Princessred

    Princessred Chirping

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    Yes, it is very hot here! As we live in Tampa, Florida. Thank for your replies, my boys are a year old, so I am fairly new to duck behavior...
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Pics? We love pictures!
     
  6. Princessred

    Princessred Chirping

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  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    They are gorgeous boys! Do they get along good?
     
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  8. Princessred

    Princessred Chirping

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    Well I have had to keep them separate since spring, but yesterday the spent all day together with no issues. I think their hormones are calming down...

    Are they supposed to be getting new feathers around this time?
     
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  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Yes they are I believe it’s called Eclipse. That’s great they can be back together again now. @thumper650 has an all drake flock.
     
  10. ValerieJ

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
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