1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Does anyone feel this way?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Prisserbabe, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Prisserbabe

    Prisserbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

    428
    1
    101
    Jul 8, 2011
    The chicken coop
    Does it ever bug you when you see a loose, backwards feather on your chicken and you just need to get it out? Or am I the only pyscho person about this?
     
  2. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    296
    1
    103
    Jul 29, 2011
    Salem/Jarvisville, WV
    You are not alone. All of us (myself and the three hooligans to whom I gave birth), upon seeing a disorganized feather, fix it. Either by putting it back where it belongs or picking it out. We like our girls neat and tidy.
     
  3. Prisserbabe

    Prisserbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

    428
    1
    101
    Jul 8, 2011
    The chicken coop
    [​IMG] good to know [​IMG] i like keeping the girls nice also
     
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    I do the same, unfortunately I have a couple of scrappy ex-battery hens that have never looked quite right. At least they are worm free now and twice as heavy [​IMG]

    I also had a predator attack last Thursday that left the 3 remaining pheasants all tattered looking. ( predator got the other 2 )They are so wild I can barely catch them at night to put them in their new safe "sleep house" let alone adjust feathers. But I figure they are still alive so that says something.
     
  5. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    That would be my husband,therfore he is not allowed around them...Can just see it now plucking a poor hen naked cause the feathers are just not right.
     
  6. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I know how you feel... I care more about backwards feathers than they do.
     
  7. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    You know what's annoying:
    [​IMG]

    Beautiful picture... except for that stinking feather!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,106
    94
    226
    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    My name is Baymule and I do NOT have chicken feather O.C.D. [​IMG]
     
  9. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

    149
    0
    89
    Aug 20, 2011
    Idaho
    I feel this way to your not alone [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by