strange things going on wi my ducks help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kat, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. kat

    kat Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] hi all my mum has to duck which we thought were female . the last couple of weeks one of them has been standing over the other and it looks like they are mating is this what they do?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is what they do.

    Show us some photos of your ducks. The males will have a curled tail feather.
     
  3. kat

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    neither of them have the curly bit thats why we thought they werre female havent any photos at the moment. one is a aylesbury the other is a karki campbell. dont know if this makes a differance
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How old are they?
     
  5. kat

    kat Out Of The Brooder

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    they were born easter s unday
    so about 16 weeks?
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is the duck actually up on the back of the of the other duck or is it just standing over it while the other is laying on the ground?
     
  7. kat

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    it is actually standing over the duck. does it in the water too.
     

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