Pinioned Wings

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by bryan99705, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just ran across a site that offers ducklings for sale that have Pinioned Wings (Permanently Rendered Flightless). Is this also a option for pheasants? I have 2 pens that are fenced 6' but are too big to net. Would they stay in if pinioned?
     
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    You could,but you are putting your bird at risk for anything to catch them.I would not suggest pinoning any bird.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  3. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Quote:That's my opinion on pinioning. It's not hard to put a top on a pen, and ducks especially are fun to watch fly around. Just my 2 cents
     
  4. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The problem with pionioning pheasants is that their wing shape is round and it doesn't limit them as much as is does waterfowl with their longer wings. Similar with whistling ducks, even pinioned they can clear most fences.

    Clint
     

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