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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckyGurl, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. Which feathers in my duck's wings are secondary and which are the primary? I know which are coverts....help!
    Thanks!
     

  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Songster

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
    This picture should help ya:
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    Best Wishes,
    Laura
     
  3. Thank you SO MUCH. I am doing Showmanship in our fair this year and needed to know anatomy! Thanks a ton! I couldn't find anything.
    Thanks again!
     
  4. AnDrEw&Cole

    AnDrEw&Cole In the Brooder

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    Sorry but if you don't mind me asking which of those do you clip when your clipping a ducks wings..??
     
  5. GrannyCarol

    GrannyCarol Chirping

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    You'd clip the outer few primaries back to the primary coverts - I'd do 4 or so and see if they can fly.

    Most of my ducks don't fly anyway, so I haven't had to do much clipping.
     

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