What a good duck!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lovinlife, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. lovinlife

    lovinlife Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have three ducks that I am keeping with the 9 chickens and one peahen I got altogether. They get along great. Their pen is adjacent to my chicken run and until now, they all have gotten along fine. Today, I noticed one of my hens and one of the new hens sparing through the fence. They were really going at it. I stood back and watched, knowing they couldn't hurt each other and I wanted to see what would happen.

    One of my ducks got all up in their business and started chastising them. She got in between them and just chewed them out in duck language. She went after the hen in her pen first and quacked and quacked at her until she moved away. Then, she went after the hen in the main run and would not stop chewing her out until the hen backed down. It was too funny and I'm so proud of that duck. [​IMG]

    Anyone else have a duck that likes to keep the peace?
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I love your duck!!!![​IMG]

    I have a pretty agreeable flock, actually. Zehn is a pain sometimes (actually, Zehn rhymes with pain), gently yanking at a breast feather to get others out of her way (when she's in that mood). The others just move out of reach and continue their business. No confrontation, no big deal. She gives up after a while.

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