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We have flight!!!

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

  1. bogielousa

    bogielousa Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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

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    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.


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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:WOW what a beautiful scene!
     

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