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Hen Saddle - in rain - should I take it off her tonight?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MeepMeeps, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. MeepMeeps

    MeepMeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, One of my ladies has a hen saver saddle on. Its been raining all day in NY and the hen saddle is wet as you can imagine. It's made of a canvas material. Do you think I have to take it off to dry or will it dry on its own on her? Its in the upper 40's, not sure about tonight. Will her feathers be wet and cold underneath?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I'd take it off if it is wet.
    The feathers can't dry if they're covered by a wet blanket.
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2016
  3. MeepMeeps

    MeepMeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much ChickenCanoe! I just took it off her. :)
     

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