Re: Wing Clipping
Posted by ljhassell on 9/13/07
I clip once and let them go fully feathered!I dont agree with clipping wings
On 9/07/07, Trena wrote:
> On 6/02/05, Are we done yet? wrote:
>> Emma, you cannot compare clipping wings to disabling a child so they cannot
>> walk. I'm so tired of this subject. It's been turned upside down, inside out
>> every which way. Okay, believe what you believe, but please stop making
>> absurd comparisons. Our birds can walk and climb and exercise. Even folks I
>> know that do not have children have lost parrots because of walls, windows
>> (closed) even the bars of the cage because the macaw would extend it's wings
>> while climbing, and while they were gone, the corner of the wing was caught
>> between cage bars.. broke a blood feather and poor baby bled to death. The
>> cage was plenty big, and that may have happened even if the bird was clipped,
>> but she was fully flighted. Parrots are pets They are adapted to our
>> environment. We don't cage our kids. Maybe if we caged them, you could use
>> them as a comparison. But even YOU keep your fully-flighted bird in a cage, so
>> please get off the soap box now.
> THANK YOU!!!!!! I am getting so tierd of hearing people talk about why not to
> theirs and other birds wings and why do clip them. I totally agree with you.
> thought I should back you up.