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Online Chicken Saddle Fashion Show -** PRIZE***- Ends 4-31-09

Discussion in 'Online Poultry Show' started by Moodene, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Moodene

    Moodene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Deadline is April 31,2009.

    LOL..I know but we have some people who buy chicken saddles for their birds-hens or roosters.
    So please show off your birds with those saddles on. SO LET THE SHOW BEGIN!! [​IMG]
    Post your picture or pictures here for all of us to see... [​IMG]

    ***SpeckledHills will be donating a prize for the best saddled dressed bird!...

    Come on now..I know there is all kinds of pretty saddles on your birds whether they are mine ,yours or others...
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2009
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bah! I need to get my saddles lol. Still trying to convince my mom.
     
  3. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    So, only two girls are laying, so they are the only one wearing them!

    First is Pretty Girl:
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    Second is HEN:
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    They don't photograph very well. Or maybe I just stink at taking their pictures...
    Hugs
    Christina
     
  4. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    I don't have any saddles! :-(
    ~Rebecca
     
  5. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
    Indiana
    One of my gals in her work clothes. [​IMG]

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  6. Fombellchicks

    Fombellchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is my first girl with my first home made saddle. It is not pretty but I did not have time to start sewing. So I just cut off a piece of an old pair of jeans and cut 3 holes in it (2 for wings and one for tail) and put it on her. She had all of a sudden developed a really bad bleeding bald spot (I think from my one and only rooster) and all the other hens started to pick at her spot. It is a little bit too big but it has stayed on ever since I put it on her so I am quite happy with it. Not pretty but it does the job.
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  7. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    ETA: Her name (Bonnie) is embroidered on the back. [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Jan 21, 2009
  8. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my entry:
    My Wheaten Ameraucana, Wonder, in her sturdy denim saddle that's embroidered with an iris, my favorite flower.
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    I have LOVED having a chicken saddle for Wonder! When our young roos' hormones were raging, she got barebacked. One of the other hens started pecking her in her vulnerable bare spot, too. Wonder grew afraid to the point that she was hiding out in the coop rafters and not getting much chance to eat. The chicken saddle enabled her to join the rest of the crew.

    I have loved the practical quality of the material and the lovely embroidery work on this design! However, this saddle has elastic straps that go directly from her shoulders under her wings to attach to the back part of the saddle. The straps chafe her against the front part of her wings, so I'd like to try a different strap design, such as yours, Moodene.
     
  9. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Christina,
    I like your pics! And the saddles color-coordinate nicely with your hens' buff feathering, too!
     
  10. CANDLE98

    CANDLE98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where in the world did you get that!!! What a great way to tell my Hens apart! (when they become hens) Do they mind wearing them?
     

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