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Hen Saddle - in rain - should I take it off her tonight?

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Hi all, One of my ladies has a hen saver saddle on. Its been raining all day in NY and the hen saddle is wet as you can imagine. It's made of a canvas material. Do you think I have to take it off to dry or will it dry on its own on her? Its in the upper 40's, not sure about tonight.  Will her feathers be wet and cold underneath? 

5 hens + 1 Roo: Black Betty (BA), Pokey (BA), Bradley Cooper (GLW), Buffy (BO), Ruby, and Big Red (RIRs).
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5 hens + 1 Roo: Black Betty (BA), Pokey (BA), Bradley Cooper (GLW), Buffy (BO), Ruby, and Big Red (RIRs).
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I'd take it off if it is wet.

The feathers can't dry if they're covered by a wet blanket.


Edited by ChickenCanoe - 3/14/16 at 3:20pm

NPIP 43-813

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”                  Mark Twain

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NPIP 43-813

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”                  Mark Twain

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Thank you so much ChickenCanoe! I just took it off her. :) 

5 hens + 1 Roo: Black Betty (BA), Pokey (BA), Bradley Cooper (GLW), Buffy (BO), Ruby, and Big Red (RIRs).
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5 hens + 1 Roo: Black Betty (BA), Pokey (BA), Bradley Cooper (GLW), Buffy (BO), Ruby, and Big Red (RIRs).
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