Hens with extra flight feathers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by exoticpoultry, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. exoticpoultry

    exoticpoultry Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone ever seen a hen with extra flight feathers on the wing tip ???
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Can't say that i have noticed additional flight feathers on wing tips.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Nope, can't say I have either.
     
  4. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] I am glad you joined us! I have to agree with above, no, I have never seen that.
     
  5. exoticpoultry

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    It is so strange because normally they only have 10 flight feathers on eather side but my olive egger has 14 on eather side, but 4 feathers on both sides look like a tiny little wing so strange .
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe you could post photos so we can see what you are describing. How old are these hens?
     
  8. exoticpoultry

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    The hens are around nine months of age the have already started laying.
     
  9. exoticpoultry

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    I will post pictures
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, exoticpoultry, and :welcome! Great to have you aboard! :yiipchick
     

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