clipped wings

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 3forfree, May 13, 2011.

  1. 3forfree

    3forfree Songster

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    If a chicken's wings are clipped, how does it get on the roost. Will it jump or will I need to build a ramp for it to walk up? Thanks. They must be able to fly some, how far can they go with clipped wings?
     

  2. Two Creeks Farm

    Two Creeks Farm Songster

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    They will jump. It is surprising to see just how high a chicken can jump:D
     

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