Flying Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kstande, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. kstande

    kstande In the Brooder

    Apr 8, 2019
    What can anyone tell me about clipping chicken wings. It started with 2 of my hens flying up onto the fence and then into other yards and its as if the others are watching and doing the same thing. Also my rooster has turned into the rooster from you know where. He's become soo aggressive my grandkids aren't aloud in the run to help.
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
  3. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

    Jun 14, 2017
    Central PA
    Clip the long feathers on the second part of at least one wing (both is better), along line 1 in the image below.
    (Not my image)

    As for the rooster, there are articles on here about changing rooster behaviour. Most of the time, such methods appear to be unsuccessful, unless you have a great deal of time on your hands.

    Since there are kids involved, my favored method involves a nice, long, hot soak with carrots and celery.
    chrissynemetz and aart like this.

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