Will my snowy mallards migrate ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Zaccurry16, Feb 14, 2017.

  1. Zaccurry16

    Zaccurry16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to buy some snowy mallards in a few weeks , and i wanted to know would they fly away like regular mallards [​IMG]

    Please help ! Lol
     
  2. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there, it depends on where your ducks came from. Are they domesticated (hatched in an incubator) or were they captured from the wild? I'm guessing yours were domesticated lol, I wouldn't think anyone would capture an adult duck and sell it. In all if your duck was born domestic it will not have the natural instinct to migrate because they weren't raised with a wild mallard flock. As for them flying, they are mallards which means they have the capability of flight, Good luck!
     
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  3. Zaccurry16

    Zaccurry16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there, it depends on where your ducks came from. Are they domesticated (hatched in an incubator) or were they captured from the wild? I'm guessing yours were domesticated lol, I wouldn't think anyone would capture an adult duck and sell it. In all if your duck was born domestic it will not have the natural instinct to migrate because they weren't raised with a wild mallard flock. As for them flying, they are mallards which means they have the capability of flight, Good luck![/quote

    I'm going to get them from Ideal Poultry .so I think they're domesticated .but thank you so much for answering my question it was really helpful.
     
  4. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could always just clip their wings to make sure that they can't fly away.....
     
  5. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No, they wouldn't migrate.
     

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