Wings quiver all the time

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bluebird, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. bluebird

    bluebird Chicken Obsessed

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    I recently picked up two 4 month old male ducklings. One is a mandarin and one is a call. The call ducks wings quiver (shake) all the time. Why is that?
     
  2. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
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    I dont know the answer- but I wanted to tell you that mine do that too. I have ten ducks- and one of my female runner ducks do that whenever she is near the male duck. It may be a submissive gesture. Not sure.

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  3. chikky

    chikky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My calls do that too. Not all the time, but off & on, like they're nervous or something. Curious to see if anyone knows why.
     
  4. bluebird

    bluebird Chicken Obsessed

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    Thank you! Just didn't know if it was a health/physical issue to be concerned about. The breeder thought it meant he was happy or content but having just brought them home and they were a bit stressed, was a little worried. Anybody else see this behavior with their ducks? [​IMG]
     

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