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Wing clipping question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Primo, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Primo

    Primo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you clip one wing, can the bird still get up on a 2 foot high roost without a ladder? FYI I have orps, marans, dominuques, and red stars. Thanks
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, they should be able to get onto a roost even with one wing clipped. Chickens are pretty good jumpers.
     
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