The Duck Feet Thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jducour, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Feets! <3

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  2. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cute !!!! i will try to get some pics as soon as i can
     
  3. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm loving her fluffy little bum too
     
  4. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    It's not so fluffy anymore, but it's MY lil' butt and I love it! Speaking of feets, I don't have a photo but can any white duck owners answer a question for me? Wobbles' nails are awfully thin and flimsy, to the point where they're a bit curled and hollow, so it requires extra special care when he's betting clipped. Bean's nails are sharp and arrow-straight, not a thing wrong with them.

    Is this just something white ducks have, since they're unpigmented, or could it be a result of show-quality inbreeding? I know other white animals have skin and hair issues like Westies, and even eye problems seem to be commonplace with white domestic breeds. I'm guessing that's probably all it is.
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Here is the foot of a freshly hatched muscovy:
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    -Kathy
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Another
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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Love the stripes!

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  8. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    Heehee, me too as u know Miss Lydia. Thanks for sending me here. I feel bad the webs are in pain. But they are one of the cutest parts of a duck.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    It would be interesting to do a side-by-side of a muscovy and a quacker to see the difference in claws.
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    -Kathy
     
  10. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know about calls, but all of my white ducks have massive, healthy white nails. They are maybe even thicker than some of my dark nailed ducks.
     

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