When do you reintroduce??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HanaleeFarms, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. HanaleeFarms

    HanaleeFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, all. I posted last week about my light brahma that was pecked in her throat. Thankfully, she wasn't hurt that bad, but her feathers were all gone! She has healed quite nicely, just has a small patch of skin still featherless... she is really missing her friends, I can tell it is hurting her spirit....

    SO... when is she considered "fully" healed? When her feathers have returned? And, since it has only been a week, do I just put her back in, or slowly reintroduce her?? Thanks for the help!!!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    She's healed now, when there are no more scabs or blood. Feathers may not return til the next molt. She'll be at the bottom of the pecking order so I's do it slowly and carefully. Either on the roost just after dark, or while free ranging. Good luck!
     

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