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Weird rooster!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nanarox7, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. nanarox7

    nanarox7 New Egg

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    My 6 month old rooster is mating with my duck! Has anyone have this happen & other than remove him from my yard what should I do? Thanks.....
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Well, that's better than a drake mating with a chicken hen! Ducks have genetalia which protrudes and is invasive during mating while chickens do not. Drakes can actually injure chickens because of this.
     
  3. mythkat

    mythkat Chillin' With My Peeps

    At six months old they'll tackle anything. Had one who was in love with a plastic milk jug. [​IMG]
     
  4. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, didn't think that was possible. Huh, live and learn, I guess.

    I haven't had that problem myself, but then again, one of my ducks has always put some serious smack down on the chickens if they get too feisty too close.

    Mounting is sometimes a dominance thing too... Maybe once your boy is through the adolescent stage he will knock it off, although I don't know if he is doing any harm to your duck or not.
     
  5. nanarox7

    nanarox7 New Egg

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    Thanks everyone, I'm learning so much from everyone's wisdom on here!
     
  6. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry but........ [​IMG]

    Well, he's still kind of in that dumb teenager part of his life. Can't expect him to be too bright/experienced [​IMG] I have heard of cockerels jumping guinea hens, though, so I think sometimes they just get a little too excited.
     
  7. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Lol

    I bet he's thinking "wow, this is great, I gotta try it again... Wooohooo!"
     

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