Chicken hen saddles / aprons / diapers

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by lovemychix, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 14, 2008
    Moulton Iowa
    wing protector saddles $6.25

    Hen's feather growth after using the saddles.
  2. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

    May 18, 2009
    Hi - It looks like I have a house chicken, so I need a diaper. What do you have available?
  3. Smokin Silkies

    Smokin Silkies formerly browneyebuttafly

    Mar 27, 2009
    Western, PA
    sorry, but what are these used for exactly? still learning everyday [​IMG]
  4. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    The saddles are for hens that are missing feathers from their backs (and/or wings - wing protector) from either other hens picking at them, or roos mating and scratching their backs bare.
    They work great. I've bought a couple of these for one of my hens that was injured & had an open area on her back. She's completely healed now & has grown back all her feathers. They're wonderful things... and they look cute, too.
    My Phoenix has one of the 'butterfly camo' patterned ones with wing covers. [​IMG]

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