Way to tag Muscovy adolescents that doesn't require retagging them?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by thepregnantgod, May 29, 2012.

  1. thepregnantgod

    thepregnantgod In the Brooder

    Jan 11, 2012
    I bought some stiff plastic anklets for my ducks. They work well but I am wanting to give these guys to others in the area that have ponds without ducks. I can't trust these folks will recapture them and put larger anklets on them especially once they can fly. Are there ways to mark the ducks without having to worry about them outgrowing the tag?

    (I want to tag them so folks know/presume the ducks are cared for and not something to shoot/kill as a nuisance.)
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

    Dec 22, 2009
    I don't honestly know of any tag that they won't outgrow as the grow.
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Wing bands, but they won't be visual. Turning any duck loosen open water will have predators eventually killing some if not all.

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