How to clip turkeys wings???

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    Hello everyone like the title says I need to clip my turkeys wings because they are jumping over the fence and sleeping on our can and pooping all over our porch I was scared to clip their wings because I have only ever clipped chickens wing feathers never turkeys so it might be almost exactly the same but I just wanted to make sure, thanks!
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Clip them just like chickens, but beware, they can probably still jump quite high even with clipped wings.
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    It is the same as clipping chicken wings. Just clip one wing. If they are "jumping" over the fence, don't expect clipping their wings to have any effect on their jumping ability.
     
  4. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    We clipped ours just like we do chickens.
    Their feathers are a lot tougher so I used some snips used for thin metal but have used scissors but don't try it with dull or flimsy ones. Makes it a pain.
     
  5. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    Thanks guys
     
  6. jopheso

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    this is how we do it
     
  7. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

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    Thanks
     

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