I was recently asked about the affects of wing clipping on peafowl,
Hello How high will peafowl jump with a clipped wing to tertiary feathers
I don’t have experience of peafowl or of clipping wings as I have never clipped my guinea fowl, hens or ducks wings, so am unsure of the answer.
I have read that hens can jump between 5′ and 8′ with clipped wings.
I also read it is best to just clip one wing as this makes the bird off balanced when trying to jump, but if both wings are clipped they have more balance making it easier for them to jump higher.
If anyone has any advice for Sue, let me know, thanks.
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