Territorial?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AshleyNicole06, Nov 25, 2017.

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  1. AshleyNicole06

    AshleyNicole06 Songster

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    My 3 drakes have a “This is MINE!” attitude! Trying to put new straw while they’re in their house and they nip at our clothes and go up our arm. Trying to tell us to get out.
    I don’t know what to do. :)
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Make them get out while you are working in their house use a long pole and guide them outside so you can work with out them interfering. You are head duck not them.
     
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  3. Fishkeeper

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    Pick them up one at a time and hold them, no matter how much they complain, and don't let them down until they start calming down. If they start to misbehave again, repeat the carrying. It works on aggressive geese and roosters.
     
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  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    They are only being aggressive because that's all new..make them move out as you do your daily duties...
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    How many hens do they have?
     
  6. AshleyNicole06

    AshleyNicole06 Songster

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    None. I just have the 3 drakes.
     
  7. AshleyNicole06

    AshleyNicole06 Songster

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    Not new at all. They do it a lot of other times too and they’re not in their house.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    I've had two aggressive drakes, one got better after I gave him a bunch of hens, the other did not :(
     
  9. AshleyNicole06

    AshleyNicole06 Songster

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    I plan on getting some Hens in the spring
     
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