Feather Plucking (W/ Pics)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Gaia, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Gaia

    Gaia Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2012
    Hi all!
    Wanted to share a funny story about the Chicken Saddle.
    My Leghorn was plucked almost bare (Bum, back, wings, and more!)
    No amount of Blue-Kote helped, and she just kept on getting plucked. It started with the back, then the bum, then wings, and we just kept blue-koting. :) Didn't work....

    I decided that I was going to make some saddles, and after much trial and error, I figured it out, and made a few...
    I put a saddle on her, and wanted to share the 3-weeks after the saddle was put on photos. lol

    She looks like a PORCUPINE.!!!! LOL

    She is growing feathers in places I never knew chickens had feathers! LOL
    So happy she is going to be her beautiful (although blue-kote-stained) self! LOL

    I brought her inside the house, and in a couple of days, the "quills" should start opening into pretty white feathers...
    I will take another photo of her then. But for not, wanted to share this... :)

    (OK, tried to post photos, but am not having much luck with photo bucket. How do I put pictures on?)
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2012
  2. Romochickencrazy

    Romochickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great Pictures & A really great invention. [​IMG]
  3. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    I think you have to have 10 posts before you're allowed to upload photos...

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