Clipping wings pros/cons???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by UrbanChick101, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. UrbanChick101

    UrbanChick101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious what some different opinions are. Clipping one wing vs. both...

    We live in a city... with a brand new ordinance, don't want the girls to jump out and get hurt or break any rules [​IMG]

    See here to get a little additional info about our set up... and flighty birds. Pg. 6 https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=390723

    Thanks
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    Last edited: Sep 7, 2010
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Clipping just one makes it more difficult for them to fly. However, depending on the breed and size, they will still be able to fly some.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    clipping just one bad , bird still fly a little ,but with no control . They may harm themself...No matter what type bird I alway clip both wings, with most i leave the two outside flights . that way the bird looks normal with their wing flight showing.....
     

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