keeping stray feathers

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by TJbfarms, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. TJbfarms

    TJbfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    are there any specific things you have to do to keep feathers for long periods of time?
    I find them in the yard all the time and they are to neat to waste!!!
     
  2. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
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    I have a wild turkey feather, found it years ago. Did nothing special, just kept it from dirt or other pets.
     
  3. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    Quote:to keep them the best, put them in a baggie or study container and put in the freezer. feathers will attract a mite that will eat the feather, freezing kills the mite.
     
  4. cuntryuppiechick

    cuntryuppiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put a spoon of DE in the ziplock before throwing it in the freezer.
     

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