frayed wings on japanese

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tiki244, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    If anyone could tell me how to keep the wings from fraying on my japanese it would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Not sure... is it because they are dragging them on the ground? Maybe deep soft litter. Else it's like the feather legged birds who break them all off unless they are caged or on soft grass all the time.
     
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    they drag on the ground-my cochins feather feet are ok but the japanese wings are poor shape [​IMG]

    i will try more pine shavings
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    It goes with being that close to the ground-no matter how deep the litter you'll get frayed wings. Judges understand this if that's your concern.
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    thank you [​IMG]
     

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