chicken sunglasses

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by trooper, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. trooper

    trooper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    [​IMG][​IMG] I barely remembered this when I was growing up,but I had saw chickens with sunglasses on.At the time I didn't know if it was real or someones imagination.I found out that it was real.Sometime in the 40's I think,[​IMG] it was believed that if you put sunglasses on chickens that if one had a sore,this would stop them from pecking on each others wounds and the possibility of killing a wounded chicken.They were rose colored and fit on the bridge of their beak at the eyes.It showed them on the TV show Storage Wars.I thought this would be good info.[​IMG]

    [​IMG]I just checked the internet and I found all kinds of web sites verifying[​IMG] this to be true.The one I checked out shows a picture of a pr.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2012
  2. kittycooks

    kittycooks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very interesting. The UK made them illegal in 1982, I wonder when they fell out of favor here?

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