Anything I can feed to help with feather growth?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SecretHavenFarm, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. SecretHavenFarm

    SecretHavenFarm Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 1, 2009
    Shadow Hills, CA
    Two of my poor silkie hens are totally bald on their back from the roosters. I am in the process of getting more hens so my poor girls dont get so beat up.

    I was wondering if there was anything I could feed them to help them grow their feathers back a little quicker?

    Dont they also make a cover that the hens can wear so their poor little back dont get ripped up?
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    BOSS, or Black Oil Sunflower Seed, is a great treat and it helps promote shiny, healthy feathers.

    And if you go to the Sales section of BYC, there are hen "saddles" for sale from a BYC member under "everything else."

    Good luck!!

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