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Advice on my polish's crest

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by carolinewatts4, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. carolinewatts4

    carolinewatts4 Out Of The Brooder

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    My polish's crest is getting out of control. I know for a fact she cannot she behind her or in front of her, therefore she is super skiddish. I need advice on how to deal with the crest so she can see.
     
  2. Thassa

    Thassa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can trim it back. Just be careful you don't cut the feathers too short or they will bleed.
     
  3. carolinewatts4

    carolinewatts4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Will they grow bak?
     
  4. Thassa

    Thassa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When she molts it will.
     
  5. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can also use medical tape to tape the crest up off her eyes that is what I do for my 2 polish gals they look funny but they can see! I would trim my girls' crest but they are too fidgety for me to trim,and yes the feathers grow back
     
  6. carolinewatts4

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    Does the tape get sticky??? And it makes me feel better that they'll grow back, she's too pretty for them not too!
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  7. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a beauty I have a golden laced buff polish and 2 white crested blue polish a hen and a rooster. The tape will hold for a little while won't get too sticky I buy the blue colored tape.
     
  8. carolinewatts4

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    Thanks so much for your help! I really appreciate it!
     

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