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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tracyfuertevent, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. tracyfuertevent

    tracyfuertevent Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 12, 2013
    hi its me AGAIN
    i have a couple of question
    me girls nails seem really sharp so is it ok to just trim the tips off with clippers
    also the top of their beaks are longer than the bottom....is this normal
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

    Dec 16, 2011
    It is normal for them to be a little longer then the bottom - as long as they are able to eat and drink like normal it's fine. If not, file down the tip of it until it is normal length. (I've never had to do this, so I don't know how easy it is.)
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    Western N.C.
    before you go filing down their bills please post a pic, I'm thinking this is normal but a pic would help determine. and Muscovy do have sharp claws because they were tree dwellers at one time. Be very careful when trimming because they bleed like the dickens if the quick is cut into.

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