Wing clipping

Only one wing should be clipped, as this will unbalance the bird. Clip both and it can still fly. Ch

Only one wing should be clipped, as this will unbalance the bird. Clip both and it can still fly. Chickens moult and grow new feathers, so you will need to clip their wings at least once a year. - Credit: Your Chickens

A step-by-step guide

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.