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Chocolate wyandotte bantam FEATHERS

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Oak Farm, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. Oak Farm

    Oak Farm New Egg

    Oct 18, 2012
    I bought two trios of chocolate wyandotte bantams today and I looked and found that there feathers where clipped so that was a Red Flag that I coundn't show them:( I was wondering how long it would take for them to grow back and or could I pull the clipped feathers? I was reading that people pull them out and it will grow back right away. I really need some help with this because I want to show these birds in march. Any commets will help thank you.
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

    Oct 3, 2011
    My Coop
    They wont be replaced with new ones till they molt, and that could be another half a year.
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    How old are they? I think chickens molt in their second autumn. Hope they come back full and beautiful. Good luck and happy holidays!
  4. Oak Farm

    Oak Farm New Egg

    Oct 18, 2012
    Thank you and they are about 8 months right now.

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