Pheasent tail feather question!!

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by willow, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. willow

    willow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am ssooo mad :thun My farm helper decided to catch my pheasants and move them to a new pen. He grabed them by the tail feathers. Of course, now we have none left!! I went into the back and thought I walked into another weasel attack!

    My question is: Will they grow back? And, if so, how long will it take?

    Thanks
     
  2. Kramer Farms

    Kramer Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will grow back. Just like when a pheasant moltes they loose their tail feathers. They grow back. It may take a couple months, but they'll be back and beautiful as always.
     
  3. willow

    willow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Phew!! [​IMG] That's what thought but I just wanted make sure. They look so pitiful, NONE of them have tails! Thanks for the info
     
  4. GPN

    GPN Got Pheasants? Nessia

    Aug 6, 2008
    Snead, Alabama
    Quote:Do you still have your farm helper?
     
  5. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi Willow, if they where clean plucks they will start to re~grow very soon, if they where broken off and not plucked out completely then they will not regrow till there molt startes. Never the less they will get them back sooner or later..

    Thanks
    Charlie
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2008

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