Mistake

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sammy56, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. sammy56

    sammy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 4 months old rooster and 4 months old pullet (my mom said if I pull their back tail feathers off they will grow" recently she had chickens before I was born) then I pulled there tail off now I am worring will their tail grow and will they be all right.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    I don’t know what you were trying to gain by doing that but they will be OK. If you pulled the entire feather out it will grow back relatively soon. If you left part of the shaft in there the feathers will grow back when they molt.
     
  3. IttyBiddyRedHen

    IttyBiddyRedHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm....growing feathers takes protein. Nature doesn't pluck anything out. I would suggest you do lots of reading here on BYC, and try not to pluck anything else out.
    Everyone here was new to chickens at one time.
     
  4. sammy56

    sammy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     
  5. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Why did you pluck the feathers out?
     

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