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Two male pekins

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ReignamdLuna, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. ReignamdLuna

    ReignamdLuna In the Brooder

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    So I have two male pekins that will be a yet old in a month or so and I've noticed an odd behavior.

    For the last couple of weeks I've noticed one of them (duck a) going after (duck b) aggressively and biting at his neck constantly. Today I noticed that they were now going at it again but this time instead of one attacking the other they're both picking at each other. I even go close to see if they'd stop but they didn't. I don't know if this is normal behavior at this age or if it's something else?

    Thanks for your help in advanced
     
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  2. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Free Ranging

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    hmmm... pics? it almost sounds like they are trying to breed. even if they are both males young birds will try. (i think they are confused when their hormones start to kick in)
     
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  3. Jacqulyn

    Jacqulyn In the Brooder

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    Could be trying to breed as ButtonquailGirl said, or they could be establishing dominance.
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    Sounds like sexual maturity. Sometimes two Drakes don't get along..During mating season Drakes get aggressive.
     

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