Flighty Andalusians

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by brownfarms, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. brownfarms

    brownfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two andalusians that keep hopping our fence to go exploring. We live on a nursery and cars zip around on the road they walk across and I would prefer that they stayed in the yard. Can I clip their wings? I don't think a taller fence would help as they currently fly straight up about 8 feet.
     
  2. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Same here. Andalusians can just fly like heck, I guess. Those light, wild looking birds, nothing like the hefty sedans called Orpingtons or Rocks . . . Clipped mine.
     
  3. brownfarms

    brownfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sedans...LOL.
     
  4. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes you can clip the flight feathers on one side only. If you clip both sides they will still be balanced and fly. Jean
     

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