How Much Do Sebrights Fly

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SKG1121, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. dont cut too much, BRB, ill get a shot of my roosters wing then my orpingtons wing so you see the dif

    I think it hurts them (they'll freak out) if you cut too close to their base of their feather
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    You have to redo the wing clipping periodically and it doesn't hurt them enless you clip too much off. I have never cut too much off and i have done it hundreds of times. I wish i could explain how much to cut off but it is too hard to explain in words. I might be able to get a picture later.
     
  3. SKG1121

    SKG1121 Chirping

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    how old should they be when you first cut them, and how often do you have to do it?
     
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    SKG1121 Chirping

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  5. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    That might mean that you would need to pull them out your self.
     
  6. SKG1121

    SKG1121 Chirping

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    How old should they be when you first cut it?
     
  7. when they get in their feathers

    unless you are keeping them inside when they are feathered
     
  8. SKG1121

    SKG1121 Chirping

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    thanks, I think I'll go ahead and get the bird that requires the wings to be clipped
     
  9. ericsplls

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    My sebrights are larger than standard. They aren't hard at all to raise. The sallest bred ones are what I'm told have the biggest problems. Mine free range. I'm down to one roo because my two hens went broody in a fallow field next door. Something found them before I did. The remaining roo really gets out there foraging now that he doesn't have hens to keep up with. It's about 10 foot to the edge of the roof on my shed and thats where the sebright hens use to land when the LF roo's would try to chase them down. 6 foot is no problem.
     

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