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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:55 pm 
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Can ducks nails be filed down how would you go about it?
because my female has very long nails and she scraches :(

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Trim them like you would a dogs nails. Obviously there is still blood in them exactly the same as a dog do dont cut to far back.

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hi .
yes you can trim them back the same as you would for a dogs. your right thay do scratch and can give you a nasty infection

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i dont have a dog so i dont know how to cut nails. any instructions on what to use and how to do it? for my muscovies.


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I never had to trim a duck's nails, but maybe this site helps:
http://www.flyinggems.com/BirdAdvice/NailTrim.htm

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