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Idea Exchange: Help bird owners understand what a wing trim is and isn't

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Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff



Before trimming a bird's wings, make sure the owner understands the procedure. Most important, the owner should know that wing trims are not meant to completely keep birds from flying. I designed this handout for my bird-owning clients, so we can discuss wing trims before they are performed.

Dr. Jeffrey Rhody
Laurel, Md.