Wing clipping

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CityBredCountry, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. CityBredCountry

    CityBredCountry In the Brooder

    Sep 1, 2014
    We are new to chicks...

    WE have about 32 chickens about 7 weeks old right now. We have already moved them outside to what I call a mini-coop. We also have started to let them outside of their coop/run for several hours at a time.

    We fully intend to let these chickens be free-range/open-range. SHOULD I CLIP THEIR WINGS?

    I thought that it might be a good idea so they stay closer to home, but then thought that they might need them to avoid predators...???
  2. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

    Jun 5, 2014
    I won't as you said I would he'll them avoid predators.
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