We have flight!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bogielousa, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. bogielousa

    bogielousa Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 13, 2011
    The Swamp
    So, I was changing out the water in the pool yesterday at noon and imagine my surprise when not one but 2 of my little Mallard duckies flew past my nose! lol!

    So my question is....what age to clip wings? I'm assuming now, hehe. But I never really looked it up. Also, how often will this need to be done?

    the adventure continues...
  2. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

    Apr 7, 2010
    you can clip wing feathers as soon as the flight feathers have grown in, this will need to be done every time the duck moults [​IMG]
  3. ericdc

    ericdc Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 7, 2011
    Why do you want to clip their wings. Mine have been flying for 2 weeks, I've personally seen them escape from dogs by flying away when they see one trying to catch one. I want mine to be conditioned to survive.

  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:WOW what a beautiful scene!

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