Grabbing the new chicken out if the house to clip wings

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by trenth265, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. trenth265

    trenth265 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm trying to get my new chicken out of the coop to clip the wings and every time I reach in to pull her out she either flys around and loudly klucks or she bites and pecks at me. Should I just aggressively grab her???
     
  2. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait until she goes to bed and take her off the roost. They get a little trance-like after dark and she will be much easier to handle gently. Less stress for all involved.
     
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    trenth265 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just figured this out right before I checked back, as It got darker and colder she was much more calm and I just wrapped my arms around her body and grabbed ahold of her legs.
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is amazing how subdued they are when it is dark.


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