Clipping a sebrights wings

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by edladd, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. edladd

    edladd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,

    Our golden sebright is causing us a few problems with her superior flying ability [​IMG] A 6 foot fence is absolutely no deterrent to her! I'm guessing we need to clip her wings, but it seems a shame since they are such an important part of how the bird looks. Is there any way to discourage her from flying without removing the primary feathers? Maybe there are some other feathers on the wing that can limit her range?

    Thanks,
    Ed
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Not really. I assume its all or nothing.
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    You can leave the last one or two primary feathers, that was you shouldnt be able to tell her wings are cliipped.
     

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