The electric beak trimmer will prove a good investment for you. When picking starts, you need to take action now, but better yet; beak trim to prevent the problem, in advance. Helps prevent losses from fighting and egg eating too. Many uses - pinion day old stock to prevent flying, clip toes on wild waterfowl to comply with laws. Heavy duty, reaches cauterizing heat within 5 seconds. Includes directions for use. Some poultry and game bird clubs own one jointly. Also a rental possibility for poultry feed stores.