How long before wings grow back

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by dandread, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. dandread

    dandread Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just clipped the wing of my 4 month old chickens. How long before they can fly again.

    I had to clip because caught one fly over 4’ fence.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    In another two or three months. Young chickens go through several juvenile molts during their first six months. After that, you won't need to clip again until they finish their first adult molt.
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    And many birds can easily jump a 4 foot fence, even with clipped wings.
     
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  4. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Overrun With Chickens

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    You clipped your chickens' wings off?!!!
     
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    sylviethecochin Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, couldn't help myself. x2, junebuggena
     
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    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That's what I first thought too. LOL.
     
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