Do you need a licence for malards?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you need a licence for malards? Im in east TN.
     
  2. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I was wondering that too. I'm not sure. I have 3 mallards. Sorry [​IMG]
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:I think you do have to have one to have wild mallards, but alot of people raise the other kind, i don't know if you call them tame or something else.
     
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm not sure "domestic" ducks can fly. Seems to me they'd take off come wintertime up north wouldn't they? My point being why would you need a license. Though I suppose the catalogs would require one to order them wouldn't they?
     
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  5. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think domestic mallards are supposed to have a hind toe snipped off at birth to ID them as domestic birds. But I don't think you need any sort of paperwork to keep them.
     
  6. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Yes you do need a permit... Most dont but you are supose to. Atleast in CA..
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much does one cost? Im just wondering. I dont have any but I was thinking about it today. If you do or not?
     
  8. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Quote:I think you do have to have one to have wild mallards, but alot of people raise the other kind, i don't know if you call them tame or something else.

    I bought mine at the feed store.
     
  9. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    FL requires one as well. You need to contact your state fish and wildlife office for info on if you need any permits, what birds you need one for (mallards, wood ducks ect) and the cost and requirements.
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do you need one for calls?
     

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