Do you clip your ducks' nails?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cherib603, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks are housed outside on rather soft ground, and it seems like their nails are not wearing down much. At what point do you trim? What's a good length?
     
  2. Sammytje

    Sammytje Just Hatched

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    I started clipping the nails when my drake was 5 weeks old. If they feel very sharp and pointy use a dog clipper and just take a tiny bit of. Do it every month or when you see its to long. A few stones to the waterplace is also good or sandpaper on the stairs to the water or sleeping area.
     
  3. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great tips! Thanks!
     

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