Will clipping their wings help

Discussion in 'Geese' started by jdywntr, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. jdywntr

    jdywntr Songster

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    My Africans and Chinese have started to get some lift in their flight. Today they were in the pasture, which has a number of berms, and saw me coming out so of course started running towards me 4 of the 5 got some air about 6-7' off of the ground and 2 flew right over the pasture fence. They probably got about 75' of flight. Will clipping a wing stop this from happening or just make them more lopsided?
    I am worried that they will fly into the fence and injure themselves. 3 were able to turn and land before the fence but I was scared they would fly right into it.
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    just like chickens, clipping will ground them

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