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Re: Why you shouldn't wing clip//Shouldnt be clipped

Posted by Dead bird recipe on 10/03/07
(82) Comments

    Promoting risk taking is irresponsible, there is plent of risk
    without adding more. And it is the bird that will probably die if
    it flies off, not you.

    So, I'll make my own choices, thank you. Responsible ones.

    I see you have canned argumets lined up from the brainwashing on
    your board; but instead of responding I think I will let common
    sense be my guide.

    On 10/03/07, Mj wrote:
    > On 10/02/07, Lost parrots wrote:
    >> And if you do it wrong, you've lost a family member. The risk
    >> is too great. It is like throwing your kid out of a plane and
    >> telling the world that if he does the parachute correctly,
    >> success is 100&37;.
    > Humans are not naturally born to fly, nor are they born with a
    > oparachute to their back. LOL.
    > Free flying gives your birds hope and a life. If done correctly
    > and with lots of training, and love and time you will have an
    > excellent free flyer. Children grow up, as do animals, and they
    > need to experience things. You wouldnt stop your kids from
    > driving just because a vehicle needs gas and it has a
    > possibility of exploding. Yes there is a risk, but we take risks
    > EVERY SINGLE DAY OF OUR LIVES. I believe that birds should live
    > a little too.
    > I 100&37; agree with your circamstances do no tallow flying or
    > atleast fully flighted, then you cannot do it. But I for one
    > believe birds shoudnt be clipped. Free flight helps with
    > excersize, more than toys and out of cage time provides, it
    > opens up the lungs more, and allows blood flow much better. Its
    > much healthier for abird to have free flight than to clip. I
    > see better odds with a bird who KNOWS HOW TO FREE FLY and come
    > back to you, then a bird who is carried of fby the wind and
    > doesnt know a things about flight. Clipping wings doesnt 100&37;
    > protect a bird from flying. It just limits their flying upwards,
    > but they can still fly.