hens loosing feathers

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Re: hens loosing feathers

Postby Marigold » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:21 am

Brilliant, well done! Probably, in a month's time, once the new feathers have come through, they wont be so tempting to nibble as when they're in the fluffy stage just emerging from pin.
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Re: hens loosing feathers

Postby dye29 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:58 pm

how long would you leave clips on for
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Re: hens loosing feathers

Postby Marigold » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:03 pm

I would say, for as long as it takes for them to get proper feathers on their bare bums - 4-5 weeks, from when the last ones went on, maybe? they may fall off after that time anyway.
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Re: hens loosing feathers

Postby dye29 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:03 pm

great they are looking good lots of pins coming through on every hen
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