Pictures of my first chicken saddle I made.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Ol'FashionHen, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    The South
    Don't laugh now, I know my elastic is a lil' cockeyed. I have misplaced my garment tape and I am at work, so I could not get any measurements. I had to throw one together for my Lucy girl her poor back is pert near bare.


    And my little heart locket embroidery thingy.

  2. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    [​IMG] I love it! GREAT JOB!!!

    You even did scalloped edges and embroidery, impressive [​IMG]
  3. nwgirl

    nwgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    Everett, Washington
    Hey that's not bad at all. I like your choice of fabric, and especially like the embroidery - nice touch!


    The Red Roost Inn web page.
  4. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    Great Job! Im sure she will thank you for it [​IMG]
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Good job!! [​IMG]
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Looks great.
    My girls have finally stopped trying to take theirs off.
  7. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Great job. [​IMG]
  8. chickon baby

    chickon baby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2009
    st charles
    Ok,Im new at the chicken things,sorry..What is a chicken saddle? How do you put it on the girls? Last winter(our girls first) DH said he was waiting for me to knit the girls a sweater,since I was so worried they would get too cold.told DH he has a long wait since I dont
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:As you can see from OFH's pic, a chicken saddle is a garment that you put on your hens to prevent their backs from being torn up my a rooster's mating.
    The top bands of elastic go under their wings and if there is a middle strap, around their belly.
    I had to add an extra strap across the lower chest of mine, because my girls got very adapt at taking them off.

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