Dubbing chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by WaterFowl209, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. WaterFowl209

    WaterFowl209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im pretty new to raising poultry and I'm curious why do some folks (dub) their chickens which consists of cutting off the wattles,earlobes and comb all comments, info and questions welcome[=]
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Some breeds require dubbing to be shown.
     
  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    These days frost bite issues. Dubbed bird less prone to frost bite on toes as well. Stress from frost bite and resulting infection can make so birds less resistant to cold and other stressors. Otherwise dubbing is a pain in the butt.
     
  4. WaterFowl209

    WaterFowl209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh alright that makes sence, I've noticed a lot do the lf gaming and the bantam old English birds
     

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