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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by worms7, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there a breed of chicken that is not flighty or doesnt fly`s well
    cheers
     
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  2. BlessedCountry6

    BlessedCountry6 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not that I know of and clipping wings are very easy.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Commercial hybrid production "breeds" tend to have the flying abilities of a brick [​IMG]

    CT
     
  4. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkie :D
     
  5. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou I will get black star or
    Similar or clip wings
    Cheers
     
  6. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    Just FYI....my red stars(production reds)are pro flyers :( and if they can't fly the 4' fence, which most do, they will fence climb.... My Wyandottes, EEs, silkies, and 50% of my BRs stay put and don't fly.


    O had mentioned silkie because they CAN'T fly.... But they're worthless for eggs lol ;)
     
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  7. tdepointe

    tdepointe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is true as a general rule but not always. I have production reds and three of the hens where flying over a six foot fence and laying regularly somewhere. I had to to increase the fence to eight feet to prevent them from flying out. I do not clip because I do let they out to free range often and want them to fly to avoid predators.
     

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