Interesting Facts About How Ducks Mate

Ducks, along with almost half of all waterfowl, form seasonal bonds with one another in order to breed and produce offspring.

Unlike 97% of birds, male ducks have a phallus, or penis, while the females have a vaginal canal that accommodates the male’s phallus.

Do ducks mate for life?

Male ducks will often attempt to court and woo a female duck to form a bond and make her more receptive to the mating ritual. Unfortunately, sometimes eager and competitive males will just attempt to breed whether the female wants to or no

At what age can ducks start mating?

Technically, ducks can begin mating with one another when they reach 4 months old but sometimes it takes longer depending on the breed and the specific duck.