What duck breeds can fly?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by redhen, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    i know Scovies can, and i think Mallards can...i was just wondering if i will have to clip some of my new ducklings flight feathers when they get older...my 2 duck hens that i have now dont/cant really fly....just little short/low bursts....but, i am getting other breeds of ducks, and i dont know if they can fly or not..thanks for any help, Wendy
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:[​IMG] GOOF! [​IMG] THANKS!
     
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  4. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    O, I so would like some ducks! Lucky you. [​IMG]

    Have fun with them all. [​IMG]
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:thanks! i cant wait to get them tomorrow!..[​IMG]
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Tomorrow, and youre just asking about them now?
     
  7. xfilesnumber1fan

    xfilesnumber1fan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have mallards and YES....They can fly! I have the girls wings clipped because they are goofy,The boys are not clip because they wont go any where without those girls [​IMG] ...They are fun to watch fly around the yard also...
     
  8. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The more lighter breeds can fly but i dont think you would need to worry about them flying away and neer coming back . Calls,east indies, mallards,snowy mallards and australian spotted can as well as the muscovy can up and fly away !
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:welllllll... they are babies, so i figured i had time....i am slow though...[​IMG]...AND, no comments from you!..[​IMG]
     
  10. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Quote:welllllll... they are babies, so i figured i had time....i am slow though...[​IMG]...AND, no comments from you!..[​IMG]

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