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polish bantem

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lamby49, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. Hi can you please tell me if you can trim the feathers on a polish bantem's head so the bied can see she seems to be struggling when walking around thx Lamby49
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Yes, you can. It's best if you have an assistant, wrap the bird from neck down in a towel(so she won't try to get away). With the helper securing the bird, carefully trim back the best feathers - a bit at a time is best so you don't go overboard and "nick" the bird's eyes, ears or skin. Best to use a scissors with rounded ends. People often do this with polish and silkies. It's amazing how much smarter they seem when they can SEE clearly.
     
  3. Alex1010

    Alex1010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You Can, I Have A Tolbunt Polish Rooster I Trim So He'll See Predators
     
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Welcome!

    I have trimmed my silkies for the same reason. They love being able to see!
     
  5. steven29128

    steven29128 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem with trimming.
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  6. Many thanks for that info great site by the way.......
     
  7. thx Steve for the welcome probably be asking you a few more as just started breeding and keeping chickens great hobby though some wonderful birds about........
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2015
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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