Number of drake feathers for Call duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by easttxchick, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I wasn't able to find the answer to this in my ASP so I'll ask you duck experts:
    How many drake feathers should a Call drake have? Is there a certain number that is preferred for showing?
    I have 2 White Call drakes of the same age(hatched on the same day)-one drake has 1 and the other has 2. Is there any significance to this?
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2010
  2. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The drakes are suppose to have three curly feathers on their tail. there should be one very curly feather in the front and then there are two behind the front feather that arent as curled. the question of which a lack of these feathers effects them is no. Its not unherd of to see drakes with missing or deformed curled feathers, infact I see it all the time with my meat ducks. One of my most productive breeding drakes had no curl feathers![​IMG]
     

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