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

    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    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

    Dec 21, 2009
    SW Ohio, Wilmington
    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

    Apr 4, 2011
    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.


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