*Sewn by a professional sewer on an industrial sewing machine*
Extra Small & Small - $2.00
Medium & Up - $3.50
With Wing Protectors - $6.00
Chicken saddles are made to protect your hen's back from a roosters nails and talons. When a rooster overmates a hen this can lead to serious and sometimes life threatening damage. We make these saddles to allow feather growth without having to separate her from the flock. These can also be used during a molt in case there is excessive pecking. They are also washable and easy to put on!
Shipping is free - and we send out packages every Monday, Wednesday & Friday - and even most days in between!
*Any order for 2 or more saddles come with a tracking number*
These are made with a tough backing and a cotton layer. The backing we've recently changed to is just as heavy/thick as a denim material so the rooster's talons can't break through it. They're tough enough to take a rooster yet comfortable for your hen. These are also made with the intention of not being too heavy to avoid overheating. The elastic is permanently fused between the layers of fabric to eliminate the chance of your hen ripping her saddle off or your rooster unsnapping them when he jumps on her back (I've had this happen several times). These are just as easy to put on as one with snaps. Everyone has their different preferences, I just prefer these without snaps because you don't have to worry about the saddle coming off and the ends won't fray. (Personal experience also - mine frayed in a week)
My girls love their saddles and I have a few that wear them permanently. Even my injured hen, who has no right foot at all and no toes on her left foot, can easily hop around with her wing protector on and it doesn't get caught up under her wings. The girls pictured above are my own cuties
Saddle sizes are:
Extra Small - 4 Long x 5 Wide
Small - 5 Long x 6 Wide
Medium Narrow - 6 Long x 7 Wide
Medium Wide - 6 Long x 8 Wide
Large Short - 7 Long x 7 Wide
Large - 8 Long x 7 Wide
XL - 9 Long x 7 Wide
I have so many that I can't show them all here but I can give links to my website which has them all, and the sizes I have for them. If you only feel comfortable ordering them here, that's perfectly okay! Feel free to leave a message here or PM me.
Links: (These have the prices for that particular saddle too)
Small Saddles: http://louisescountrycloset.com/smallsaddles.html
We also sell wing protectors, which we have come out with a new design for that works MUCH better! Not only does it cover more, but we add cotton batting in between the layers to prevent them from flopping over! Now when your chicken flaps her wings, they come right back down where they should be!
With Wings: http://louisescountrycloset.com/chickensaddleswithwingprotectors.html
We are able to do custom orders at no extra charge. We can also make chest protectors for your hen or rooster - a protector for the belly if your chicken is rubbing a spot bald - and even saddles that come down beside the tail if the rooster is tearing those feathers off as well.
Here are a few examples:
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