How long does it take for tail feathers to grow back?

Discussion in 'Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures' started by BootedBantam, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. BootedBantam

    BootedBantam New Chicken Mom

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    Took him 7 months to grow his feet feathers back? Still waiting to see if his tail feathers are going to grow like a Bantam should. He looked pretty beat up when I got him.
     
  2. Energyvet

    Energyvet New Member

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    Up his protein and add flax seed to his food. Both will help with feather growth.
     

  3. BootedBantam

    BootedBantam New Chicken Mom

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    I had flaxseed in the fridge, I sprinkle it on food for omega fatties. I sprinkled some on his food today, he did the chicken scratch dance on his food. Thank you!
     
  4. BootedBantam

    BootedBantam New Chicken Mom

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    I have been using the flax seed in his food, and I think they are coming back. I know it's molting season, but I see some fluff and few new feathers growing in...I can't wait to see him with his tail feathers.
     
  5. BootedBantam

    BootedBantam New Chicken Mom

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    Okay here is his chicken butt.
     

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  6. kiwicsi

    kiwicsi Junior Member

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    What a beautiful boy!!!
     
  7. Energyvet

    Energyvet New Member

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    I really think it depends on where he is in the molt. May have to wait a while, may not if he's getting ready for winter.
     
  8. BootedBantam

    BootedBantam New Chicken Mom

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    Look at my avater pic and then look at new pics, you can see the difference.