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When and How Should I Clip My Bird's Wings?



At what age should birds' wings be clipped? Should the clipping be done by a professional groomer?

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by sweetcece
Apr 20, 2001 Clipping My Bird's Wings Saved My Cocatiel's Life
Clipping a bird's wings is necessary at times to help a bird learn discipline and obedience.... read full review
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by djgeiger
Jul 18, 2000 Safe Clip For A Friend!
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by in-dependent
Jan 28, 2002 The Great Debate
Evaluate your situation and figure out what works best for you then keep reevaluating it! Things change, even in the same house and it can mean life or death.... read full review
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by Leeens
Jul 18, 2000 Snip Snip
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by JPeteQ
Sep 12, 2000 To clip or not to clip
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by devila
Oct 3, 2000 Just like cutting your nails, it's that easy!
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by adonna
Jul 23, 2000 Beware the Birdy Rock! The Clipping Controversy..
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by risaj1
Jul 25, 2000 Birdproofing and Clipping Tips
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by locafairy
Jul 28, 2000 Just Keep the Windows Closed!
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by BrownBelt
Jul 21, 2000 Clipping your bird's wings
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by sherriem
Jul 30, 2000 TO CLIP OR NOT TO CLIP
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by viktorcello
Jul 22, 2000 Clip Away--Until You Know Your Feathered Friend
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by sweetaber
Oct 25, 2000 Clip Those Wings
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by WarHoover
Aug 1, 2000 Careful Clipping
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by nikabud
Jul 28, 2000 Clipping wings isn't difficult!
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by stambrosemilan
Jul 30, 2000 The humane thing is to clip
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by toofrazzled
Oct 9, 2000 To clip or not to clip
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by cleanqueen
Jul 31, 2000 Airborne Pets
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by cburris
Jul 27, 2000 Clip if you love them
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by grofit
Sep 21, 2000 A clip or a snip it hurts either way!
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