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Anybody know how to make chicken jackets?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenmum, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. chickenmum

    chickenmum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 7, 2008
    Hello. Does anybody know how to make a chicken jacket? You know how they have sheep blankets? For when they are MOLTING cold weather.
    Thanks for any replies.
  2. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008
    I have seen one on a frizzle on utube before.
  3. waynesgarden

    waynesgarden Feathers of Steel

    Mar 30, 2008
    Oxford County
    Just wondering why would these be necessary? Never had to clothe my birds here in the North.

    Do you put little wing- holes in so they are not confined in little chicken straightjackets?

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  5. chickenmum

    chickenmum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 7, 2008
    Well, that way they wouldn't just have all that exposed skin to the cold. No, no chicken straitjackets!
  6. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    I just use fleece to make my saddles, but it's for the girls that the roos have picked out as favorites. [​IMG] It's just a 7x7" square with the corners rounded, and 3" slits for the wings. You can even pin little strips of elastic from front to back along the side to slip under their legs, but if you get it just right you don't need it. I have 3 hens that were completely bare from the roos... they have "stubble" under the saddles now. [​IMG]
  7. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    Rimshoes too cute! I like her pics and art!
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