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flight feathers

Postby JR Poultry and Game » Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:42 pm

if i want to show my bantams, will i be marked down if they have had there flight feathers cut??? :D :D
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Re: flight feathers

Postby Philcott » Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:24 pm

The quick reply is YES. :) What type of bantams do you have?
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Re: flight feathers

Postby Marigold » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:10 pm

You may also find they will have difficulty moulting the cut feathers when the time comes. My first hens had clipped wings and when they moulted the old feathers never came out properly, the stubs just seemed to get stuck in there. Since then I've just relied on getting my hens really tame so they don't fly away and are easy to catch!
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Re: flight feathers

Postby JR Poultry and Game » Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:45 am

Hi philcot, i have New Hampshire Red bantams and plymouth rock hens!!
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Re: flight feathers

Postby Philcott » Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:33 am

nice birds! :)
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Re: flight feathers

Postby ccm » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:17 am

I like New Hampshires, smart birds, where were you thinking of showing?
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