Wing clipping in birds

Doneley, Bob (2009) Wing clipping in birds. Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 39 3: 102-104.

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Author Doneley, Bob
Title Wing clipping in birds
Journal name Australian Veterinary Practitioner   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0310-138X
Publication date 2009-09-01
Sub-type Editorial
Volume 39
Issue 3
Start page 102
End page 104
Total pages 3
Place of publication St Leonards, NSW, Australia
Publisher Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association
Language eng
Abstract Wing clipping can be defïned as the practice of clipping (trimming, cutting) the feathers (Fig 1) on a bird's wings so as to limit is ability to fly. Before discussing this any further, it must be emphasised that no wing clip can guarantee that a bird will not fly away - and this needs to be reinforced to the owner.
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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