Stupid Question #3

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck15, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. duck15

    duck15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does it mean when a duck flaps its wing and stands strait
    my duck always does this when it is out of the cage also when i get it and hug it after i let go it does it again
    does that mean anything or is just stretching?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    You got it, they're just stretching.
     
  3. LemonDoodles

    LemonDoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what it means but I think that is one of the cutest things my boys do. I love the tippy-toe dance while flapping! [​IMG]
     
  4. duck15

    duck15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ya thats the one "tippy toe dancing while flapping"
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I call it the "I'm okay wing-flap." It is a stretch, but it seems to communicate to the rest of the flock that the duck is okay. I've seen them do it after breeding behavior, after being frightened, after being picked up for medication.
     
  6. duck15

    duck15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    owww i thought it was the "i am free flap" or the "freedom flap"
     
  7. LemonDoodles

    LemonDoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do it for no reason at all. The "I am free flap" seems to make sense!
     
  8. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    mine do it to, especially the hens.. at this point i think there playing with the new ability of flight.. [​IMG]
     

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