wing clipping

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 6mutts, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. 6mutts

    6mutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I clipped all my chickens wings about a week ago to help keep them in the fenced area which is about 5 ft high. Anybody know how often I need to clip them?
     
  2. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told 2 times a year. I just clipped my chickens wings about 3 weeks ago
     
  3. 6mutts

    6mutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:really?! well thats easy!
     
  4. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
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    I have young chicks, they are about 6-8 weeks old can you tell me how they should be when you clip them? I have 2 that insist on flying out of the coop and into the run door. I'm worried they are going to get hurt. I do understand that they are a little young yet to clip just want to be sure when to do it...didnt mean to still the thread [​IMG]
     
  5. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    opps! double post
     
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  6. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    jbowyer01 i always did my birds when they started to fly!you should be able to do it now
     
  7. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
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    Thanks Miron28 I appreciate it.
     
  8. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anytime![​IMG]
     

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