She can't see!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 68 Hollywood, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. 68 Hollywood

    68 Hollywood Out Of The Brooder

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    Hide your chickens Tx.
    I have a sizzle silkie/cochin mix that can not see because her head feathers and cheaks are so puffy. She is getting picked on by the other chickens and can not see well enough to defend herself.

    Should I trim the feathers around her eyes?
     
  2. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    If you're not showing her or anything, give her a good trimming! It would definitely make her feel more secure!
     
  3. 68 Hollywood

    68 Hollywood Out Of The Brooder

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    Hide your chickens Tx.
    She is really a good looking bird, but what class would I show her in?
     
  4. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I have no idea! lol I am new to showing..I have silkies and if I had no plans on showing them, their top knots would be cut so they can see.
     
  5. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Clip the feathers around her face so she can see. [​IMG]
     
  6. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    Quote:I agree!
     
  7. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Sizzles are not a recognized breed for showing, so you are more than free to clip her crest and around her eyes so she can see. It will not deduct from her in shows since she won't be a breed that's recognized.
     

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