Uses for duck feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by agregg15, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. agregg15

    agregg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi guys! My ducks are molting their adolescent feathers and are starting to get their adult feathers [​IMG] Are there things that I can do with the feathers other than make jewelry, stuff pillows, use them in decoration, etc? Some of the feathers are so gorgeous it would be a shame to waste them.
     
  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    blow out som eeggs and glue them on the eggs and then hang on your Christmas tree!! Thats what I did
     
  3. agregg15

    agregg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ooohhhhh....good idea [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Thanks!
     
  4. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may be able to sell them to people for crafts or for tying flies for fly fishing.
     
  5. agregg15

    agregg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:True, very true. Thanks for the idea!Tomorrow I'm gonna be running around the yard picking up as many duck feathers as possible [​IMG]
     
  6. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The good looking feathers can be cast into resin and turned into turning blanks to make pens. Mostly use tail feathers from chickens and game birds for this, but I'm sure some kinds of duck feathers would make nice pen blanks.

    That or use them for fly fishing.
     
  7. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I found three drake tail feathers last year- the curly ones- I have made them into a little piece of artwork in a deep frame. They can make an interesting piece of wall art when using different coloured and patterned ones.
     

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