chicken saddle HELP!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Bad Wolf, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Bad Wolf

    Bad Wolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I not sure if I'm in the right thread. I am having so much trouble with my chicken saddle. I bought 2 saddles from mypetchicken and put them on today. The girls are having a hard time walking with them on. One hen is backing up a lot and gives up and just sits down. I put it on the way the directions said to. Any suggestions?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It ok,
    When you first put them on the hens will back up, sit down etc...

    After a few hours they will be fine. However, some take longer to get use to the saddles. I had a hen who sat around for a whole day, until she got use to it.

    Good Luck!
     
  3. Bad Wolf

    Bad Wolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! The straps seem to be loose enough so I will just leave them alone for awhile and let them get used to them. Thanks again! Merry Christmas!
     
  4. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Merry Christmas!
     

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