PLEASE HELP !!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jamieluzs4, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. jamieluzs4

    jamieluzs4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay i know this should be in the injured chicken forum but nobody answerd and im desperate.... My chickens tail got ripped off and idk if i should take her to the vet or not... She looks fine but is missing part of her tail. Is she okay !
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    When you say her tail, do you mean the feathers or the 'popes nose' as my mother used to call it?
     
  3. jamieluzs4

    jamieluzs4 Out Of The Brooder

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    it looks like just the feathers theres no blood or anything , she doesnt appear to be in pain
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She will grow new feathers. If there is no injury, why would you want to waste your money at the vet's?
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with Sourland, she should be fine if it just feathers, although she may look a little funny until they grow back.
     
  8. ShinShien

    ShinShien Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What he/she said. If she were my chicken, I'd give her a little dry cat food for added protein. Seems to help new feathers grow in quite quickly, and they're shiny.
     
  9. jamieluzs4

    jamieluzs4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much !! I didnt even know they grew feathers back !
     
  10. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    try nutrenas new food, feather fixer. I love it, so do my birds. lol
     

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