first time clipping is it short enough?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ricrhys, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. ricrhys

    ricrhys New Egg

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    hi guys new here so not sure if this is the right section or not but here is my question, i just got my first hens and clipped their wings today, did i do it short enough, was a bit worried id go too short, but dont want them hopping the run fence
    cheers ric

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  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    That should be plenty short enough. I had a McCaw and I only clipped about the first 3 on her. Chickens may be different, I haven't clipped any of my chickens.
     
  3. Laurie's Silkies

    Laurie's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've clipped a lot of cockatiels,parakeets and ducks and in my opinion you could easy go quite a bit shorter if necessary.
     
  4. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really don't know anything about clipping wings but......
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