clip nails or not?? PICS ADDED... What do you think?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Wendy'sChicksRock, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] My silkie and my Cochins need a clipping, do I just start with a little bit and work my way up? also, will the broken foot feathers grow back in? I'll post some befor and after pics if you want.. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If you cut too much they will bleed and it could lead to infection. start slow.
     
  3. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are CRAZY long...
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Wendy'sChicksRock :

    They are CRAZY long...

    Even so, the vein can go to near the end. Have some flour or corn starch handy in case you nip a vein.​
     
  5. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok now im to worried to do it... i'll wait and have my friend help me
     
  6. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Very good idea.
     
  7. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im gonna go take a pic... then you tell me if they need to be clipped ok ?
     
  8. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    Definitely time for a pedicure! If you can't see the quick, less is always better. Do just a little bit at a time, maybe once a week. The quick will begin to recede after time, so you can get them back to a decent length.
     
  10. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello, thank you for looking [​IMG]
     

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