HALF PRICE SALE Subscribe to Your Chickens today CLICK HERE

Wing clipping

15:18 17 January 2013

A step-by-step guide

MORE

Contact Dudley Mallet at Highdown Poultry in Kent:

www.highdownpoultry.co.uk

Tel: 01233-850692

Email: Dudley.mallett@btinternet.com

Breeder Dudley Mallett shows you how to carry out a range of simple tasks, starting with this picture gallery of how to cling your chickens’ wings.

More from Care and Advice

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Tom and his dad Robert assemble a coop

Chickens are good for you. They can be particularly helpful if you are feeling depressed. Thomas, 22, from South London, wrote to tell us his story

Read more
Monday, August 10, 2015
Suspected SCC in the face of a chicken Inset: leukosis tumours in the liver at post-mortem

Lethargy and lack of appetite are among the symptoms of tumours

Read more
Monday, August 10, 2015
It's essential for your flock to have a supply of clean, cool, fresh water each day.

Water is absolutely vital for your chickens. Julie Moore explains

Read more
Monday, August 10, 2015
Hens sunbating inside

Birds of a feather don’t just flock together- they also preen, dust-bathe and retire to sleep at the same time, says Grant Brereton

Read more
Monday, July 13, 2015
Animals, including chickens, share a common language with us - telepathy.

There is a secret to communicating with chickens. Julie Moore talks to a pioneer in animal communication who explains how it is done

Read more
Monday, July 13, 2015
Ivy with one of her chicks, a Fayoumi

Charlotte Popescu tells an elderly Welsummer saves the day when a broody hen abandons her eggs

Read more
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Sitting on the grass and being at their level works best.

There is an art to taming chicks and chickens. By doing so, you will find henkeeping so much more rewarding. Julie Moore shows you how

Read more
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Pam's free ranging Buff Orpingtons with barred Plymouth Rocks and a Welsummer in the background at Blackwater

What are the most popular chicken breeds with buyers? Charlotte Popescu visited three poultry breeders to find out

Read more
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Lisa with Violet in the pasture

Lisa Steele is a keen henkeeper in the United States – and a fan of Your Chickens magazine! Lisa has a chickens blog with a huge following Stateside. Here she reflects on our shared interests – and the differences in henkeeping across the Pond

Read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Charlotte's flock in fine form now spring is here

Charlotte Popescu talks about how one broody hen starts... then another takes over

Read more

Most Read


Fresh Eggs Daily