Free roaming non-domestic/flying ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SergeantSniffle, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. SergeantSniffle

    SergeantSniffle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Predators aside, is it possible to let ducks like calls, woods, mandarins, widgeons, teals, etc have ability to roam? I'm guessing the wings would need to be clipped? We don't have any nearby ponds or anything, just on our property. I have mallards with some heavier ducks and they stick around with them, and if they do fly, they don't ever go past the perimeter fence of property. Thanks

    Note: I haven't found the 3 pekins yet.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Eventually they may fly off not because they don't like where they live but just because they love to fly. I have Muscovy[flying ducks] and I don't take the chance of mine flying off I clip one wing on each duck.

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  3. SergeantSniffle

    SergeantSniffle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Long story. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1125329/ducks-swam-away
     

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