Chicken diapers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jason1004, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. Jason1004

    Jason1004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken diaper finally came in and after trying it on a bunch of different birds. It seems they have no balance and are unable to walk?
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like they don't know how to walk wearing diapers. It feels so strange to them. Not much different than a puppy trying to escape his first collar.

    You may want to contact the seller and see what they say- maybe the measurements were wrong. To be honest it's much more work changing bird diapers than just cleaning up the mess as it happens. My friend has 3 house chickens, and that's what she does. Her house doesn't smell either.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

    Your chickens may just think it's awkward. They will probably get used to it.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Jason 2004, and :welcome. Great to have you aboard!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - I hope that you enjoy being a member as much as the rest of us.

    Best wishes
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  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Totally normal... it takes several days or weeks to train them to walk around and be comfortable in a diaper. It feels very unnatural to them at first.
     
  7. Jason1004

    Jason1004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So how long should I leave it on a particular bird daily? In your opinion.
     
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Welcome to BYC. I have not used diapers, nor have I read up on it, so I got nuthin' for ya there.:)
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    I haven't had a house bird in a few years, but I don't see an issue leaving it on all or most of the day if it's changed often and the bird has been suitably trained to accept it (you don't want to go on a grocery run and come back to find the bird all tangled up in its diaper!). Just make sure it isn't chafing or irritating them anywhere and fits well and you shouldn't have a problem.
     
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  10. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have chicken diapers. They are really handy when I bring them in the house.
     

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