Clipping Wings

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by drdoolittle, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Songster

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    Well, I've decided to clip almost my entire flocks' wings. I lost 4 hens last summer due to them flying out of the large area I have fenced for them to free-range in, and 3 just last week. 2 of the ones last summer just got out and left, and 2 were killed by dogs. The three last week were also killed by dogs. I was lucky enough to get 5 new hens of laying age from a friend, but I don't want to have to keep replacing adult hens.

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