Rooster loses tail to predator

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Meliljan, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Meliljan

    Meliljan Hatching

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    How long will it take for a rooster to regrow tail lost to a predator dog?
     
  2. cluckmecoop7

    cluckmecoop7 Crowing

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    Hens and roosters can lose their tail feathers and grow them back as quickly at four weeks, while others will take up to four months.
     
  3. Helloworld

    Helloworld Songster

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    Why a predator? Did you see? Because in my flock, hens will turn against a roo when hitting them too much and pull tail feathers.
     
  4. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    It's possible it will not re-grow until molt time.
     
  5. Meliljan

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  6. Meliljan

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    A dog invaded my garden, where my small flock of 4 run free, killed 2 hens and pulled the roosters tail out before I could stop the carnage. They were all rescued pets, so am very upset. I live in the UK
     
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  7. cluckmecoop7

    cluckmecoop7 Crowing

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    I'm sorry about your loss.

    You may want to put where you live in my profile, then it will show up every time you post right next to the join date.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Very sorry for your losses.
     

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