Can i pull my pheasants broken tail feathers so they will regrow?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by poultrycrazy, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 6 pheasants and they are all about 1 year old. When i got them all of their tail feathers were broken. So can i pull them out so they can regrow?
     
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    They will go threw a molt in a month or so,so your best bet is to leave them be and they will molt themselves out without doing any harm to your bird.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  3. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your help. The red golden male already has yellow on his back and red on his head and i just saw some blue on his shoulders... Will he still molt?
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    He has not come in to his mature coloring yet,so he should be fine.I don't like the idea of pulling feathers from a bird no matter what.They will molt them away evenually and new will grow.How big is the pen they are in now?Are these the only species you raise?
    In N.H.,Tony.
     

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