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Clipping a ducks wings?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pekin12ducks, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. pekin12ducks

    pekin12ducks In the Brooder

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    I always clip my ducks wings but, I have seen some people do not so their ducks can get away from predators. And I have had some experiences with predators. I also wouldn't them want to fly away and be gone forever. What do you guys think about clipping wings?
     

  2. dotknott

    dotknott Songster

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    I don't keep any ducks that can fly, so I've never had a need to clip any wings. I'm am interested in the topic however, so subscribing.
     
  3. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    I use a clipping technique that allows them to still be able to fly but they get no lift.
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  4. pekin12ducks

    pekin12ducks In the Brooder

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    That's the exact clipping method I use for my duck!
     
  5. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    yeah they can fly down hills with that wing clipping.
     
  6. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Songster

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    they can still run away, so I would clip.
     

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