Half a tail...yea for real.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by birdgirl11, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. birdgirl11

    birdgirl11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Japanese bantam with only half a tail, seriously he only has feathers on the left half, they are beautiful, he has no issues with any of his feathering and there are no social issues to account for. Whats up? Maybe he has a mutation. He does have the fluffy fuzzy feathers on the right side, just none of the real feathers. Weird. Any ideas?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Could he be molting? Molting would account for half a tail. If not, his tail mishap may be genetic.
     
  3. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Iv had problems with feather picking
     

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