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Good Uses For Feathers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Salt and Light, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. Salt and Light

    Salt and Light Songster

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    Is there any good use for feathers after the buzzards have picked through all the guts, feet, etc.? I dump everything in one pile and after a week, all I have is feathers. And good use for them?
     

  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    I added a bunch of goose feathers to a scarecrow. Any wind and the scarecrow moves some.
     
  3. dancingbear

    dancingbear Songster

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    They compost well.

    Nice new feathers in reasonably good condition are used in a lot of crafts, (I save some of the nicer feathers for that purpose) but not what's left from a pile of offal, I don't know of anything but compost for those.

    But compost is a nice thing.[​IMG]
     
  4. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Songster

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    we use the nicer ones to make dream catchers hahaha
     

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