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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by amyproto, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. amyproto

    amyproto In the Brooder

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    I have been meaning to post this question for awhile...I was wondering if anyone collects their chickens feathers. And if so, what do you do with them? Some feathers I find in my yard and coop are so absolutely beautiful. I was hoping to repurpose them for something, jewelry maybe...
    For the feathers that aren't so nice looking I put in the compost ...Thank you for being a great group! I'm new to chicken keeping and learning so much from BYC!
     

  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Know what you mean, have random feathers laying around I found in the yard that are too pretty to throw away. Have some of the long colorful ones in a little glass vase on the desk.
     

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