Chicken Diapers...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by yearofthedog, Sep 3, 2007.

  1. yearofthedog

    yearofthedog Songster

    Jun 1, 2007
    I'm thinking about buying some chicken diapers for my sweet, little cochin and was wondering if any of you guys had any input as to how well they work or don't work...

    And, I know that in order for the diapers to work, the bird needs to have stiff tail feathers and my cochin doesn't seem to have stiff tail feathers!!! Are they considered rumpless?

    Any advice would be great! Thanks!
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    I would think that diapering a cochin is only going to make a smeary (sorry, for grossness)butt that will require multiple washings on a daily basis? feathers are too soft and too curly.
  3. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Galesburg, IL. is the place to go. I ordered one a couple of weeks ago and love it. Very economical with the inserts and easy to put on....highly recommend them. No messes in my house since I bought it.

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