Can someone explain....

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

  1. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    Which feathers in my duck's wings are secondary and which are the primary? I know which are coverts....help!
    Thanks!
     
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
    This picture should help ya:
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    Best Wishes,
    Laura
     
  3. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    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 Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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