just wondered??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Roxy1989, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Roxy1989

    Roxy1989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive seen quite a few ducks at a lake i go to with ratchet straps around one leg.... why do people do this?
     
  2. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't know what you mean by ratchet straps but ducks are often banded for ID reasonds.
     
  3. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    wildlife managers at the U.S. Geological Survey tag all sorts of waterfowl to use the data to track bird movements, mortality rates and survival.
     
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  4. Roxy1989

    Roxy1989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    theyre not the id tags, sorry not ratchet straps :) CABLE TIES ,
     
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cable ties are also used for identification purposes.
     

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