Improvised Chicken Saddle - PICS

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by KellyHM, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    My Silkie hen has lost most of her back feathers b/c my EE rooster breeds her and is 3-4 times her size. Then yesterday he actually broke skin...[​IMG] I ordered a chicken saddle, but was afraid not to have something on her in the mean time, so I made my own by cutting off the bottom of an old pair of jeans and making 2 holes to fit it over her wings. It's not the prettiest thing ever, but I'm sure her back will thank me anyways! [​IMG]

    Not the best pics since she was hiding from me after I put it on her, but I think you can see it ok.



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    Last edited: Sep 26, 2008
  2. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! You should go into business! [​IMG]

    And if I was a chicken & had to wear that, I'd be hiding from you too! [​IMG]
     
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL, it's too easy to make money off of it! And I don't sew, so there wouldn't be any fancier ones!
     
  4. ChickaD

    ChickaD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, that's darling - and so do-able! Now, we'll all be "back in the saddle"! [​IMG] Thanks!
     
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    werblessd1s Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very Cute [​IMG]
     
  7. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just have to comment again....she is so darned cute in that fancy little saddle! So cute!
     
  8. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL, you guys crack me up! [​IMG]

    Wind - I'll ship you one if you like it that much!
     
  9. happyheart

    happyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! That poor Silkie she looks so cute but so silly at the same time. Great way to be inventive!
     

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