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clipping wing feathers vs. not on duck that can fly

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ambrose, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. ambrose

    ambrose Out Of The Brooder

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    If i get mini silver appleyards (or australian spotteds) should i clip the appropriate wing feathers?

    Help me add to the list:

    Pros:
    It's surely fun to fly
    Provides a quick escape from land-based predators?

    Cons:
    Might not come back?
    Might annoy the neighbors

    We have a decent sized yard in a suburban setting. There is a creek at the end of the street (four houses down) that might tempt them.
     

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