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Old 12-27-2012, 11:01 PM
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Re: Top 10 hazards for companion birds

Quote: Originally Posted by khaiqha View Post
I really have to disagree with the second reason being unclipped wings. Really, all the reasons she listed were owner negligence.

A clipped bird can still definitely
a) jump into boiling water
b) jump up into a ceiling fan
c) fly with a gust of wind
I know someone who had a bird with clipped wings. He didn't realize that the bird could still fly up to the ceiling. The ceiling fan was on one day and the bird flew into it. He said watching his little bird die in his hands was the most painful thing he'd ever experienced.

I understand there are pros and cons for clipping, but I have heard them all; I am one of those people who are believe that clipping is BAD, and nobody will ever change my mind about that.
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