Silkie Feathers Blocking Sight

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silkielover249, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. silkielover249

    silkielover249 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a silkie who's facial feathers below her eyes rest upward and block her sight, I brush them downward with my finger, but then they come back up! Is there anything I can do to keep them out of her eyes?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    As long as you are not planning on showing her you can trim them with a pair of scissors.
     
  3. silkielover249

    silkielover249 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, but I am planning to show her, is there anything I can do when I am showing her? I'll trim them in the meanwhile.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    A ouch-less hair tie (no metal on it) for little girls, is what I have heard of people using that don't want to trim the feathers.
     
  5. silkielover249

    silkielover249 Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha, cute! I will do that,
    Thanks!
     

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